Friday, March 19, 2010

The Long Train of Abuses...

Today we'll touch on Excessive Fines.

At the Coralville Courier, we see that Democrat leaders at state want more of your money.
State Representative Jeff Kaufmann, Republican, voted NO and did so for several reasons. First, the average percent increase of 92% is not reasonable. Those increases, in his opinion, had nothing to do with deterrence or public safety but rather the generation of revenue. That is not good public policy.

During the debate one legislator quipped that, “The Highway Patrol is not in the Department of Revenue.”
The reference is this Increases in fines report

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