That county is dead. The residence of the county are legally responsible for the debt.
Maricopa county has a population of 3.8 million. If a $1 million judgment can destroy their budget they have bigger things to worry about.
My real addiction is information.
It sounds more like you're addicted to the smell of your own bullshit.
Framing it this way is typical of a mindset that is depressingly endemic in our culture. We do not have a shortage of prisoners, we have an excess of prisons.
Bottom line, really: if they change it, I have no reason to come back.