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City Task Force Issues New Recommendations To Fix Broken Ticketing System

A task force charged with examining the city’s ticketing practices on Tuesday released a series of recommendations to help low-income and minority residents cope with debt.

City Clerk Anna Valencia announced the creation of the Fines, Fees & Access Collaborative in December following an investigation from WBEZ and ProPublica Illinois on the city’s ticketing and debt collection system. They found ticketing and towing practices disproportionately impact Chicago’s low-income and minority communities.

Morning Shift talks to WBEZ’s Elliot Ramos and Melissa Sanchez of ProPublica Illinois for more on the task force’s recommendations.

GUESTS: Elliott Ramos, WBEZ digital editor

Melissa Sanchez, ProPublica Illinois reporter

LEARN MORE: Lawsuits, Stalled Legislation, And New Mayor. What’s Going On With Chicago’s Ticketing Reform? (WBEZ 6/7/19)

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