Interesting 2009 Facts

Members of Congress who resigned: 10 (plus 1 death T. Kennedy)

States that failed to balance their budget on time: AZ,CA,CT,IL,Ms,NC,Oh,PA,MI

Bills introduced in Congress: 8,696 (158 passed, 112 signed into law)

White House press conferences: 41

Highest unemployment rate: 30% (El Centro, CA)

Number of US mortgages in foreclosure or past due: 7.5 Mil.(14.4%)

Swine Flu Cases in US: 47 Mil.

World Series pitches thrown: 1,671

Source: Time Magazine

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