42 Alerts From the ALERT Tag


For Your Immediate Attention: Ask the Governor to Veto New Jersey Assembly Bill 4135, Use of Digital Parking Meters for Automated Camera Parking Compliance

Dear NMA New Jersey Members, New Jersey Assembly Bill 4135 (A4135) would allow state, county, and municipal agencies to use digital parking meters to electronically monitor fixed parking spaces using sensors, video, and photo capture capabilities. An app for a smartphone or tablet device would allow the vehicle operator to pay parking fees electronically. Violations […]

A Voice Vote in Congress Moves Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Forward

Thank you to all who took action after receiving our initial alert last week about the Walberg Amendment which is designed to limit run-arounds of state civil asset forfeiture laws by local enforcement agencies. The U.S. House took a voice vote shortly after the NMA alert was sent and, well, we’ll leave it to TheNewspaper.com […]

NMA Report on Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Activity in U.S. Congress

Dear NMA Members, In late April, U.S. Representative Tim Walberg of Michigan introduced the Fifth Amendment Integrity Restoration (FAIR) Act of 2019. The proposed legislation, which would institute much of the reform for which the NMA has been lobbying, has strong bipartisan support. The FAIR Act will hold the government to a much higher standard of “clear […]

Immediate Attention! Call your PA State Senator today to VOTE NO on SB607, local municipal police radar

Dear NMA Pennsylvania Members, On Wednesday, June 12, 2019, the Pennsylvania State Senate Transportation Committee approved  SB 607, which will allow municipal police to use radar and LIDAR for speed enforcement. As with other bills, this one does NOT require 85th percentile speed limits but does allow tickets at only +6 mph in some cases. […]

NMA Alert: The Texas Bill to Ban Red-Light Cameras goes to the Governor

Dear NMA Texas Members, Red-Light Cameras are on their way out in TEXAS!  Thank you for your ongoing advocacy against RLCs.  We encourage you to find out how your elected officials voted and if they voted to ban RLCs thank him or her. If they didn’t give them reasons to reconsider automated traffic enforcement in […]