22
November , 2018
Thursday

Email This Post Email This Post

Judge Right to Throw Out Red Light Cam Fines

Posted by Admin On February - 29 - 2016
Fioretti Calls on City to Heed Court’s Ruling, Give Refunds, End Program

 

The decision to overturn red-light camera tickets was the right one and as a long-time opponent of of the program I applaud the court and call on the city to take guidance, Bob Fioretti said Friday.

“The cameras are unfair to our residents and prey disproportionately on lower income people” said Fioretti, a candidate for State Senator from the Illinois 5th District. “The program is an obvious money grab and has been rife with corruption and plagued with unfairness from the start.”

The ruling by Cook County Circuit Judge Kathleen Kennedy said the city program violated the “fundamental principles of justice,” but the the city announced it does not plan to refund any of the millions in fines it has collected or to stop issuing the tickets.

Fioretti was invited to join the press conference being held by red light camera activist and WVON personality Marc Wallace, but is unable to attend.

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Recent Comments

Welcome to CopyLine Magazine! The first issue of CopyLine Magazine was published in November, 1990, by Editor & Publisher Juanita Bratcher. CopyLine’s main focus is on the political arena – to inform our readers and analyze many of the pressing issues of the day - controversial or otherwise. Our objectives are clear – to keep you abreast of political happenings and maneuvering in the political arena, by reporting and providing provocative commentaries on various issues. For more about CopyLine Magazine, CopyLine Blog, and CopyLine Television/Video, please visit juanitabratcher.com, copylinemagazine.com, and oneononetelevision.com. Bratcher has been a News/Reporter, Author, Publisher, and Journalist for 33 years. She is the author of six books, including “Harold: The Making of a Big City Mayor” (Harold Washington), Chicago’s first African-American mayor; and “Beyond the Boardroom: Empowering a New Generation of Leaders,” about John Herman Stroger, Jr., the first African-American elected President of the Cook County Board. Bratcher is also a Poet/Songwriter, with 17 records – produced by HillTop Records of Hollywood, California. Juanita Bratcher Publisher

Recent Posts