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Report: Alabama police more likely to ticket for lack of insurance than speeding

BY: - August 9, 2023

Traffic tickets and citations have become a heavy financial burden for low income individuals and families living in Alabama. A report published by Alabama Appleseed last week documented the lives of people dealing with the fallout from receiving traffic citations, the associated fines, along with the additional penalties they were levied as they dealt with […]

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Alabama victims compensation commission starts search for executive director

BY: - February 8, 2023

A state victim’s advocacy agency’s first order of business this year is finding a new leader. The board of the Alabama Crime Victims Compensation Commission spent a couple hours Thursday sifting through candidate applications searching for a new executive director after its most recent leader, Teresa Jones, resigned roughly one month ago. Jones had been […]