Don't count on end to quotas

June 28, 2014 

No more ticket quotas. Yeah, right. Illinois is still broke and towns like Belleville are heavy into revenue.

We will always have overpaid officials who obtain their fat salaries by having their minions pick the pockets of the working class.

Traffic court will still resemble a fast food drive-thru. And there will always be more police cars on West Main Street than in a presidential motorcade.

Thomas L. Ripley

Belleville

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