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Ismael Dore
Ismael Dore, a formerly homeless ACLU Minnesota organizer, told House Judiciary committee members a harrowing story Wednesday about the disruptive effect that cumulative traffic fines, fees and license revocations had on his life. (Image courtesy of House Public Information Services)

Penalties turn poverty into a crime, panel told

The House Judiciary committee heard presentations on four justice reform ideas, all of which had been previous House bills.

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Kevin Featherly, who joined BridgeTower Media in mid-2016, is a journalist and former freelance writer who has covered politics, law, business, technology and popular culture for publications and websites in the Twin Cities and nationally since the mid-1990s.

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