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Unfair Fines: California’s Costly Traffic Tickets Unfairly Punish the Poor, According to a New Report

LOS ANGELES (Reuters)—California legislators have raised fines for traffic infractions to some of the highest in the United States to generate revenue—and the poor are bearing an unfair burden, losing cars and jobs because they cannot pay them, civil rights activists said last week. The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay […]