Dear NMA Members, As noted in the NMA e-newsletter of a month ago, Flipping the Stacked Deck, civil asset forfeiture (CAF) is an, “. . . insidious means by which enforcement agencies profit by seizing property from citizens.” Because motorists are one of the most victimized groups of CAF, we have made it a primary […]
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Dear Michigan NMA Members, Michigan may stop withholding driver licenses as punishment or as a way to force payment of fines and judgments, under a package of bills introduced on June 11. House Bills 5846-5854 would greatly reduce the number of offenses for which the state can take away your driver license, or impose large fines. […]
Dear Pennsylvania NMA Members, Action Needed Today: Please contact your PA Representative, PA Senator, and Governor Wolf and say you oppose HB 364 and SB 607. The first bill will change the state’s current stop-arm camera law, and the second is to allow municipal police radar. While you are at it, let your elected representatives know that you want all forms of automated traffic […]
Needs Immediate Attention: Support New Jersey S486 by contacting Senate Transportation Committee Today!
Dear New Jersey NMA Members, After 10 weeks of near-lockdown in New Jersey, some normal legislative business is resuming with committee hearings. While the public will not be allowed to attend the meeting in person and can view the hearing online, remote oral and emailed testimony is being accepted. An important bill (S486) prohibiting the […]
Dear NMA Members, Following the lead of the NJ Turnpike Authority, the South Jersey Transportation Authority surprised the motoring public on March 21 when they announced public hearings on their proposed $500 million capital plan and the toll rate adjustments for the Atlantic City Expressway. The official notification was released to meet the minimum ten-day requirement before the first […]