Texas Lawmakers Move To Save Red Light Cameras

Texas lawmakers are taking steps to keep newly re-elected Governor Greg Abbott ® from fulfilling a major campaign promise. Abbott, formerly the state’s attorney general, made outlawing red light cameras a priority – even going so far as to specify that the contracts used by local jurisdictions must be legislatively preempted (view pledge). Two of the state legislature’s leaders last week prefiled legislation that would protect the ability of local jurisdictions to continue using red light cameras for as long as they wish.

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