A Citrus Heights police officer tickets a motorist for an illegal license plate cover. Increasing traffic fines are helping pay for California’s courts, but poor people are struggling to pay them.
A Citrus Heights police officer tickets a motorist for an illegal license plate cover. Increasing traffic fines are helping pay for California’s courts, but poor people are struggling to pay them. Paul Kitagaki Jr. Sacramento Bee file
A Citrus Heights police officer tickets a motorist for an illegal license plate cover. Increasing traffic fines are helping pay for California’s courts, but poor people are struggling to pay them. Paul Kitagaki Jr. Sacramento Bee file

Traffic fines fund the courts, prey on poor

May 12, 2015 05:00 PM

UPDATED May 13, 2015 12:00 AM

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