Webinar: Decoding the DOJ’s ‘Dear Colleague’ Letter

Join us on Zoom on Thursday, June 8th at 1pm ET as we walk you through everything you need to know about how to use the DOJ’s latest letter on fines and fees practices to power your state and local campaigns.

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1 in 3 Americans Impacted by Fines and Fees According to New National Survey

This study is the first to present a national overview of how court-imposed fines and fees are affecting people across the
country. Our findings reveal a disturbing trend among working families: money needed for food, housing, and healthcare is being redirected to pay off court debt.

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New Mexico Gov. Lujan Grisham Signs Groundbreaking Fee Elimination Bill Into Law

Last night, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed HB 139, which eliminates the post-adjudication and bench warrant fees that have recently become the subject of a national movement to end the criminalization of poverty.

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New Mexico Becomes 24th State to End Debt-Based License Suspensions

A long-awaited victory has arrived for over 300,000 New Mexicans who had previously lost their freedom to drive due to the state’s counterproductive suspension practices.

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