Rural Counties Rejecting Savings as Arkansans Leave

Rural Counties Rejecting Savings as Arkansans Leave Play

Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Arkansas's Monroe and Phillips counties are hemorrhaging residents. Yet like rural jurisdictions across the U.S., they still operate with the same layers of government as when horse-and-buggy travel helped determine the boundaries of counties. That's partly because officials and residents resist shrinking government. Bloomberg's John McCormick reports. (Source: Bloomberg)

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