Red light cameras, hated by many, outlawed by Texas senate and facing likely demise

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Law enforcement by camera.

Via Austin American-Statesman: Texas lawmakers on Friday put a stop to red light cameras, outlawing what some critics consider a money-grab for municipalities.

“It does not have to do with safety,” said state Sen. Bob Hall, R-Edgewood, who shepherded the bill by state Rep. Jonathan Stickland, R-Bedford.

Provided Gov. Greg Abbott signs it, the cameras could be off by next month.

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  1. Rieta Bloys says

    It’s about time! Most of us knew what it was when the ticket was made a civil penalty instead of being in traffic law.

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