Hawaii lawmaker seeks study on sliding-scale tickets
By Kevin Dayton firstname.lastname@example.org
April 16, 2019
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Honolulu police officers pulled a car over for violations they observed at Pauahi and Bishop Streets. A leading lawmaker who deals with issues of crime and punishment in Hawaii wants to study the concept of “fair and proportional” fines, which means a schedule of fines for traffic or other violations that requires rich people to pay more than poor people.