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Jefferson County Alabama

County Gets Go-Ahead To Proceed With Huge Bankruptcy

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2012 | Business

March 5 (Reuters) - Alabama's Jefferson County is fully eligible for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection and can proceed with its $4.23 billion filing, ...

From Local Officials To Wall Street Blame For County Bankruptcy Casts Wide Net

Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

From corrupt and incompetent local officials to Wall Street's credit crisis and toxic bonds, there was plenty of blame to go around on Thursday, a day...

Matt Taibbi: Looting Main Street

rollingstone.com | Matt Taibbi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The destruction of Jefferson County reveals the basic battle plan of these modern barbarians, the way that banks like JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs have...