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Editorial: It’s past time for council to approve stiffer parking fines


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Columbus City Council will soon consider whether violators of downtown parking rules will pay increased fines.

While a first offense would continue to generate only a warning, a committee proposal recommends that a parking ticket should be $50 for second and subsequent violations, up from a range of $10 to $30 today.

When decision time comes, the decision should be easy: Yes.

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