The next time parking enforcement officers use chalk to mark your tires, they might be acting unconstitutionally. A federal appeals court ruled Monday that “chalking” is a violation of the Fourth Amendment. Read the full article at NPR.
“A more lenient policy toward parking scofflaws and a partial moratorium on short-term rental licenses are expected to mean millions of dollars less for New Orleans’ city coffers this year, officials said Wednesday.” “On the other hand, revenue from traffic cameras is on the rise. Taken together, those trends may complicate Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s pledge to pare back or even eliminate the unpopular camera program.” Read the full article at theadvocate.