More people are filing for bankruptcy than any time since the recession began. And some filers are deciding to walk away from their deeply underwater homes through bankruptcy. Kai Ryssdal talks to reporter Mitchell Hartman about what's behind the increase.
State and local tax revenues have increased for the first time in more than a year, according to the Census Bureau. But what does that mean for local economies and will it continue? Alisa Roth reports.
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