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Small Towns Across The US Are Trading The Environment For Revenue

August 26th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

In the largest such study to date, Governing Magazine took a hard look at revenues from traffic fines. The authors found that an alarming number of local governments are "dangerously dependent on punitive fines and fees." Governing focused on the precarious financial situation this leaves these municipalities in, and that's no joke, but it's also important to look at the ways in which these unethical practices affect the environment

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