Republicans always say government ought to be run like a business, and the GOP led County of Jefferson (13-2) is going to start accepting credit and debit cards in 2013.
It's actually a Democratic Treasurer who is instituting the change, but that shouldn't bother the Party of Lincoln.
That put's the county only nine years behind my business in using plastic and about on par with kid's lemonade stands who are likely using card validators attached to their cell phones. In fact local florists and stereo shops have used credit cards for a long time as well.
Watertown Daily Times | Jefferson County to accept debit and credit cards next year