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Nutter vetoes bill to increase parking-ticket fee to pay for parks & rec

Mayor Nutter says he will veto legislation passed by City Council that would have raised parking ticket fines by $4 each to fund the Parks and Recreation budget.

Nutter vetoes bill to increase parking-ticket fee to pay for parks & rec

Mayor Nutter says he will veto legislation passed by City Council that would have raised parking ticket fines by $4 each to fund the Parks and Recreation budget.

In a letter to Council, Nutter said the legislation violates state law and the City Charter, which say Council lacks the authority to say how such fines can be distributed.

Checking with bill sponsor Mark Squilla for reaction. Stay tuned.

 

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