South Carolina to raise $800mil by giving speeding tickets to those doing 1 mph over the speed limit

Posted: March 9, 2011 in USA
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These fucking politicians never quit.
Politician 1: Oh shit we’ve got a $800 million budget short
Politician 2: What do we do?
1: Should give incentives for corporations and small businesses to flock here and produce jobs producing more tax revenue?
2: Nah, fucking just take their money with more useless restrictive speeding tickets.

South Carolina is considering a bill that would allow police to slap $150 tickets on motorists caught driving less than 10 mph over the limit –10 times the current minimum — but let them skip reporting the tickets to shield low-speed offenders from higher insurance premiums.

According to the bipartisan legislation, windfall revenues would be split between the state and the towns or cities that issue tickets.

It’s not clear how much money the proposal, which was introduced last month and is now under review in a legislative committee, would raise. South Carolina faces a $800 million-plus budget shortfall.

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