Bill would slap governments offering traffic ticket program to keep offenses off record
ST. PAUL -- Seven Minnesota counties and 10 cities continue to offer a program allowing motorists to take driving safety classes and keep minor traffic tickets from going on their records, even though the state auditor says the Legislature must first authorize the programs and a Wabasha County judge earlier this month ruled programs in his area are illegal.
Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa, is offering legislation to penalize local governments that continue the programs.
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