fines http://michiganradio.org en Drivers could be allowed to work off traffic surcharges http://michiganradio.org/post/drivers-could-be-allowed-work-traffic-surcharges <p>Low-income drivers who’ve lost their licenses because they owe hundreds or thousands of dollars in fees could soon be allowed to work off their debt.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>There are no numbers on how many people may be driving without licenses because they can’t pay driver responsibility fees.</p><p>The Legislature repealed the surcharges last year for driving with no license, or no proof of insurance.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 22:00:33 +0000 Rick Pluta 10974 at http://michiganradio.org Drivers could be allowed to work off traffic surcharges Lansing city council may tweak city's snow removal ordinance http://michiganradio.org/post/lansing-city-council-may-tweak-citys-snow-removal-ordinance <p>&nbsp;Lansing&rsquo;s ordinance requiring people to shovel snow from their sidewalks might get a tweak before the snow flies this winter.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Last night, the Lansing City Council voted to allow four people off the hook for failing to shovel snow from their sidewalks last winter.&nbsp; The reason?&nbsp; They either didn&rsquo;t actually own the property last winter or there was an administrative mistake.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 27 Sep 2011 03:40:06 +0000 Steve Carmody 4320 at http://michiganradio.org Lansing city council may tweak city's snow removal ordinance