Some have even gone to jail after being forced with the decision to either drive to work on a suspended license or lose their jobs.
Senate President Bill Ferguson said it’s time to rethink state policies that are punishing people who live in poverty.
“This is a very important initiative to ensure that just because somebody may be impoverished or maybe struggling to pay a bill, they don’t lose their right to travel and to go to their place of work,” Ferguson said.
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