53 Alerts From the TEXAS Tag


Just How many Motorists are stopped and ticketed in America?: NMA E-Newsletter #446

From guest writer Joe Cadillic who writes the MassPrivatel Blog According to The Stanford Open Policing Project which looked at over 100 million police traffic stops in the United States,  “Police pull over more than 50,000 drivers on a typical day, more than 20 million motorists every year.” Does that mean 50,000 people are breaking […]

IMMEDIATE ATTENTION: Call Governor Today about Repeal of Red-Light Cameras

Dear NMA Texas Members, We received this Campaign for Liberty letter yesterday asking Texans to advocate by calling or emailing Governor Greg Abbott to insist that red-light camera repeal be put on the agenda for the upcoming special session in Texas. Do your part TODAY to help get rid of this money grubbing activity kicked […]

Call or Email your State Senator Today on HB 2068

Dear NMA Texas Members, HB 2068, titled “Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; authorizing and increasing criminal fines,” has already passed the full house and passed the Senate Transportation Committee yesterday with no additional amendments. As of today, it is unclear when […]

Trash the Cams in Texas–ACT TODAY

Dear Texas NMA Members, The following is a message from your fellow Texans: The TRASH YOUR TICKET Legislative Team. I need your help. If we don’t do everything we can right now all of our work to get a red light camera ban or at least a bill outlawing registrations bans for unpaid camera tickets […]

How Policing for Profit can lead to a Debtors’ Prisons: NMA E-Newsletter #429

Alexander City, Alabama has agreed to give $680,000 to nearly 200 people who were jailed because they were too poor to pay their court fines. The suit filed in September 2015 by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) claimed that the town ran “a modern-day debtors prison.” Indigent debtors served time in the municipal jail […]