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Missouri leads the nation in bankruptcy rates
October 9, 2003
By: Josh Hinkle
State Capital Bureau
The American Bankruptcy Institute says Missouri rose to the top of bankruptcy rates in the nation this year. Josh Hinkle has more on the story.
The report shows Missouri residents contributed to the nation's highest rate after filing for Chapter 7 or personal bankruptcy.
But State Chamber of Commerce President Dan Mehan says Missouri's government has the ability to change this problem.
Missouri leads the nation in bankruptcy rates. Josh Hinkle has more on the story.
Missouri nearly doubled the national bankruptcy rate per capita for 2002.
State Chamber of Commerce President Dan Mehan says the state government has the ability to stop this statistic from happening again.