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Fines & Fees During COVID-19 - Shared screen with speaker view
Katie Schaffer
26:07
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Katie Schaffer
29:45
Run of Show- Katie Schaffer, Center for Community Alternatives- Antonya Jeffrey, Fines and Fees Justice Center- Desiree Barron- Assemblymember Hunter- Ranit Patel, Bronx Defenders- Senator Kennedy- Lindsey Smith, Brooklyn Defender Services- Senator Salazar- Ron Deutsch, Fiscal Policy Institute- Assmblymember Niou- Katie Schaffer, closing remarks- Q&A
Katie Schaffer
30:06
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Katie Schaffer
33:40
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Katie Schaffer
33:51
Here is the speaker list:
Katie Schaffer
33:54
Run of Show
- Katie Schaffer, Center for Community Alternatives
- Antonya Jeffrey, Fines and Fees Justice Center 
- Desiree Barron
- Assemblymember Hunter 
- Ranit Patel, Bronx Defenders 
- Senator Kennedy
- Lindsey Smith, Brooklyn Defender Services
- Senator Salazar
- Ron Deutsch, Fiscal Policy Institute
- Assmblymember Niou 
- Katie Schaffer, closing remarks
- Q&A
Katie Schaffer
01:14:50
Here is the Fiscal Policy Institute report Ron mentioned: http://fiscalpolicy.org/fines-and-fees-raising-revenue-at-the-communitys-expense
Katie Schaffer
01:17:11
For localized data on NY's driver's license suspensions, see interactive maps here: drivenbyjustice.org
Katie Schaffer
01:26:11
Here is an op-ed that explains why debt-based driver's license suspensions are bad for public safety: https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-stop-suspending-drivers-licenses-unnecessarily-new-york-20200308-rvgqm2krqfg57d5zdrud3zggmm-story.html
Katie Schaffer
01:28:35
Correlation between race and fine and fee reliance: https://www.vox.com/identities/2017/7/7/15929196/police-fines-study-racism
Katie Schaffer
01:28:54
34 cities in NY derive at least 10% of their revenue through fines and fees- operating like ferguson
Katie Schaffer
01:29:21
Long Island relies on fines and fees for revenue more than Ferguson did when Michael Brown was killed by police there
Katie Schaffer
01:33:51
Traffic fines can make up a sizable percentage of all fine revenue relied upon by local governments in their annual budgets. In Buffalo’s fiscal year 2019-20 budget, traffic fines account for 24 percent of allfine revenue anticipated; In Poughkeepsie’s fiscal year 2019 budget, traffic fines account for 46 percent of all fine revenue anticipated http://fiscalpolicy.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Formatted-Fines-and-Fees-Brief-April-15-2020.pdf