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Ohio’s Local Leviathan

A new study finds that the cost of local government in northeast Ohio is $3,750 per capita, and accounts for over 10 percent of the region’s economy.  More here.  Is it any wonder this region suffers from anemic economic growth?

Jonathan H. Adler — Mr. Adler is an NRO contributing editor and the inaugural Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. His latest book is Marijuana Federalism: Uncle Sam and Mary Jane.


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