Financial Justice Advocates Call For End To Traffic Citation-Related Court Fees

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Advocates Push For End To Civil Assessment Court Fees

Later this week, Governor Gavin Newsom will issue what’s called a  "May Revise," updating the governor’s budget proposal for the coming fiscal year.  Financial justice advocates in the state hope part of that proposal will include the elimination of court fees known as "civil assessments."  These are penalties that courts impose when traffic tickets and other citations aren't paid on time. 
Reporter: Mary Franklin Harvin, The California Report 

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