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Traffic Fine Relief? Gray Wants to Eliminate 20% 'Tax' on Tickets.

A traffic fine is never just a fine in California. In addition to the monetary penalty and points on a license, the state can assess fees for a court building fund, driver education, and other public needs. Listen to this article: On top of all that, there's a state 20%...

OMG! California Considers Fees on Text Messaging.

SACRAMENTO — California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor, according to a newspaper report Wednesday. The proposal is scheduled for a vote next month by the state Public Utilities...