Feds to Jeffco: Drop Dead

U.S. Treasury rejects Jefferson County’s bailout proposal – al.com

Still, there may be a little hope, though it’s not contained in this story. Obama has talked about the Federal government giving aid to financially strapped municipalities, so if the county can hold on for a few months they might yet get a bailout.

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2 responses to “Feds to Jeffco: Drop Dead

  1. Pingback: Bama Mix 10-15-2008: Fewer options for JeffCo | Mixed Media

  2. As I wrote the above mentioned post, I didn’t realize that you may have been making a play on Gerald Ford’s reaction to New York City’s near bankruptcy: Ford to city: Drop dead.

    As listed here:
    http://money.cnn.com/2008/10/13/news/economy/Birmingham_brink_Whitford.fortune/index.htm

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