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Jail For Fines

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Bill Prohibiting Jail For Fines Heads To Hickenlooper

A proposal to stop jailing poor people for being unable to pay municipal court fines got approval from the Colorado Legislature Wednesday and it has been sent to the governor.

04/23/2014

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Bill Addressing Jail For Fines Clears First Hurdle

A bill addressing concerns over poor people being jailed for failing to pay municipal court fines cleared its first Colorado House committee.

02/25/2014