The Cost of the #Occupy Movement

From Big Government:

During the first two months of the nationwide Occupy protests, the movement that is demanding more out of the wealthiest Americans cost local taxpayers at least $13 million in police overtime and other municipal services, according to a survey by The Associated Press.

via » #Occupy Protest Costs Cities at least $13 Million – Big Government.

Meanwhile, here in Richmond:

Kicking Out Occupy Richmond Cost City Over $17,000
Style Weekly

The total cost includes $10,843 for police overtime pay, $2,659 for park cleanup by the Department of Public Works and $416 for portable toilet rentals, according to records obtained by Style Weekly through a Freedom of Information Act request to the Richmond Police Department.

Yeah, but don’t expect the self-proclaimed 99% to pay for this.

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