City Council Resolves to Dismiss Warrants, Fines, and Fees for 40,000 New Orleanians

October 18, 2019

On Thursday, the New Orleans City Council passed a resolution urging the dismissal of more than 55,000 outstanding municipal and traffic warrants, fees, and fines. This resolution makes New Orleans a leader among U.S. cities in fine and fee reform. According to Councilmember-At-Large Jason Williams, this resolution addresses the “debtor’s prisons” and the cycle of […]

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