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Lawmaker Pushes Red Light Camera Bill…Again

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Traffic cameras have brought in tens of millions of dollars for Ohio cities. Public safety officials say the main goal of the cameras is public safety; critics call them a revenue generator.
8:27AM
May
22, 2014

A Republican Ohio Senator has proposed what cities say amounts to a ban on red light cameras, which have generated tens of millions of dollars for local municipalities.

Red Light Camera Challenge Gains Supporters

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Traffic cameras have brought in tens of millions of dollars for Ohio cities. Public safety officials say the main goal of the cameras is public safety.
11:42AM
March
14, 2014

Nearly 30 state lawmakers and two civil liberties groups are backing a driver’s challenge to traffic cameras as it goes before the Ohio Supreme Court.

Police Denounce Bill To Ban Traffic Cameras In Ohio

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Supporters of the cameras say they make roadways safer and save lives. Critics often call them invasive and money-making tools for municipalities.
7:57AM
November
14, 2013

Columbus, Newark, Lancaster, and several other Ohio cities are waiting to find out what could happen to their red-light cameras as lawmakers debate the future of the devices.

Senate Takes Up Red Light Camera Ban

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Traffic cameras brought in $16 million in just over a dozen Ohio cities last year.
11:31AM
October
9, 2013

The Ohio Senate has begun considering a measure that would ban authorities from using cameras to determine whether drivers run red lights or violate speed limits.

Traffic Camera Ban Heads To State Senate

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Supporters of the cameras say they make roadways safer and save lives. Critics often call them invasive and money-making tools for municipalities.
7:50AM
June
27, 2013

A statewide ban on traffic cameras is a step closer to reality, after passing the Ohio House on a bipartisan vote Wednesday.

State Lawmakers Move To Ban Red Light Cameras

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Traffic cameras brought in $16 million in just over a dozen Ohio cities last year.
7:27AM
June
26, 2013

Lawmakers on Tuesday took the first steps to outlaw the cameras that several Ohio cities have set up to catch drivers who speed and run red lights. But the bill is going to the House floor without the support of a key Republican.

Supporters, Opponents Of Traffic Cameras Make Case To Lawmakers

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9:08AM
April 24, 2013

More than a dozen Ohio cities have installed traffic cameras to catch speeders and drivers who run red lights. But there’s a new push to ban the cameras.