These states are hotbeds for public corruption, according to a new study.
A new study from researchers at the University of Hong Kong and the Indiana University estimates that corruption is costing Americans in the 10 most corrupt states an average of $1,308 per year, or 5.2 percent of those states’ average expenditures per year. Researchers studied more than 25,000 convictions of public officials for violation of federal corruption laws between 1976 and 2008 as well as patterns in state spending. Take a look at the 10 worst states for corruption:
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Police in Bucks County are investigating a fatal accident involving a motorcycle.
A tractor trailer rolls over, forcing officials to close Route 309 in northern Lehigh County.
According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, more than one in five fatal crashes involves a drowsy driver. An example of those dangers recently played out in Berks County.
Family members are desperately looking for answers as the search for a missing Lehigh County woman enters its third day.
New Jersey and New York State Police have canceled an Amber Alert for a three-month-old missing baby boy, who was found safe.
A large sinkhole on a Northampton County street has been filled in but the road remains closed.
After complaints from angry Reading residents, officials say the city's Christmas tree will come down.
Somebody has to work on Thanksgiving, and Kmart says it does its best to staff stores with volunteers that day. But hundreds of workers say that's not good enough.
More than 600 employees have signed a petition asking that the store allow employees t...
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