Senate takes on racial profiling, again, in distracted driving bill

Ways and Means legislation requires data collection by police

THE SENATE WAYS AND MEANS Committee unanimously endorsed legislation on Thursday banning handheld cell phone use by drivers and requiring law enforcement to collect racial data on every traffic stop. The full Senate will take up the bill in one week, on May 9, according to Senate President Karen Spilka’s office. There has been momentum(...)

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