Melrose Park, Other Towns Rake in Millions from Red Light Cameras as Some Lawmakers Call for Bans

Thursday, February 19, 2015 || By Michael Romain || Updated: 1/20/15 || 12:25 PM Amid mounting criticisms about their ineffectiveness and claims that they’re simply scams enacted by municipalities in order to raise much-needed revenue, some Illinois legislators are moving to ban red light cameras until further notice. The Chicago Tribune recently reported that State Rep. LaShawn Ford (D-8th) has introduced legislation that would halt … Continue reading Melrose Park, Other Towns Rake in Millions from Red Light Cameras as Some Lawmakers Call for Bans