Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt Sues City of Diamond, Missouri Over Enforcing Ticket Quota





Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) – Yesterday, Missouri Attorney General, Eric Schmitt, announced a lawsuit against the City of Diamond for enforcing ticket quotas and using tickets to generate additional municipal revenue.  Enforcing ticket quotas and using abusive ticketing tactics are in violation of reforms brought by Senate Bill 5, Senate Bill 572, and Senate Bill 765.

“Taxation by citation is an outdated, unsustainable, and unacceptable system.  Enforcing ticket quotas and writing tickets purely to generate revenue breaks down trust between municipalities and the citizens they serve,” said AG Schmitt. 

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