Press Release: At State Capitol, Lawmakers and Advocates Demand Passage of the End Predtory Court Fees Act
This morning, a coalition of legislators and advocates rallied at the New York State Capitol to call for the passage of the End Predatory Court Fees Act, legislation which would eliminate New York’s court fees, mandatory minimum fines, incarceration on the basis of unpaid fines and fees, and garnishment of commissary accounts.
MEDIA ADVISORY: IN ALBANY, LAWMAKERS & ADVOCATES CALL FOR PASSAGE OF THE END PREDATORY COURT FEES ACT
Assembly Member Burgos, New Yorkers plagued by court debt, and advocates will hold a press conference to call for the passage of the End Predatory Court Fees Act to address the criminalization of poverty and end this regressive form of taxation that traps millions of New Yorkers in a vicious cycle of debt and punishment.
PRESS RELEASE: Legislators & Advocates Rally at Brooklyn Supermarket to Call for the Elimination of NY’s Predatory Court Fees
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 22, 2023 Contact: Katie Schaffer, firstname.lastname@example.org, 646-265-2044 Legislators & Advocates Rally at Brooklyn Supermarket to Call for the Elimination of NY’s Predatory Court Fees As Food Costs Surge,...
Advisory: Legislators & Advocates Rally at Brooklyn Supermarket to Call for the Elimination of NY’s Predatory Court Fees
On February 22nd at 10:30 ET advocates will gather to demand an end to New York’s predatory court fees
New National Report Reveals New York’s “Mandatory Surcharge” Among Worst in U.S.
A new report published by the Fines and Fees Justice Center demonstrates that New York’s mandatory surcharge — a supplemental fee assessed in nearly every criminal, traffic, and local ordinance case — is among the most burdensome in all 50 states.
Press Statement: Final State Budget Includes Elimination of Parole Supervision Fees; No Price On Justice Coalition Calls On Legislature to Pass the End Predatory Court Fees Act In Its Entirety
In response to New York’s final budget, which includes the elimination of parole supervision fees, the No Price on Justice coalition released the following statement calling on NY legislature to pass the End Predatory court Fees Act.
Press Statement: No Price On Justice Applauds NY Legislature’s Proposal to Eliminate Parole Supervision Fees in One-House Budget
In response to the New York legislature’s one-house budget resolutions, which echo Gov. Hochul’s proposal to eliminate parole supervision fees, the No Price on Justice coalition released the following statement…
Press Statement: Gov. Hochul Calls to Eliminate NY’s Parole Supervision Fees
Today, Governor Hochul called for the elimination of parole supervision fees in her State of the State book. In response, the No Price on Justice coalition released the following statement.
PRESS RELEASE: Advocates Rally at State Capitol As NY Senate Holds Hearing on End Predatory Court Fees Act
At the rally, legislators and advocates demanded an end to the state’s dangerous reliance on court fees, a regressive revenue source that traps millions of low-income residents in a vicious cycle of debt and punishment.
ADVISORY: Advocates & Lawmakers to Rally Today at State Capitol Prior to Senate Hearing on End Predatory Court Fees Act
Ahead of a Senate hearing on the End Predatory Court Fees Act, directly impacted advocates, state lawmakers, and other key stakeholders will hold a press conference and rally calling for passage of this critical legislation.
U.S. REP. CAROLYN MALONEY: Fight for fairness on fees and fines
U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney pens op-ed in the New York Daily News calling for the passage of the End Predatory Court Fees Act.
PRESS RELEASE: State Lawmakers & U.S. Rep. Jerry Nadler Rally With Advocates at Press Conference Calling for Passage of End Predatory Court Fees Act
At a press conference and rally this morning, House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler joined state lawmakers and directly impacted advocates calling for passage of the End Predatory Court Fees Act.
MEDIA ADVISORY: RALLY AT 11AM MONDAY
The No Price on Justice Campaign will be hosting a rally in Foley Square on Sept. 20th 2021 at 11AM.
LIVE ACTION: Rally & Press Conference
On September 20th at 11AM No Price on Justice will be hosting a live rally in Foley Square. Join us.
NY DAILY NEWS: Lawmakers work to end discriminatory court fees impacting low-income New Yorkers
No Price on Justice advocates, lawmakers mounting last-minute effort to pass legislation that would eliminate court fines and fees that disproportionately impact minority and low-income New Yorkers.
NO PRICE ON JUSTICE ISSUE BRIEF: Ending New York’s Predatory Court Fees
No Price on Justice presents a summary of the research on New York’s reliance on predatory fines and fees and why we must end this dangerous source of revenue that criminalizes poverty and encourages policing-for-profit.
LIVE ACTION: Tax Day Rally to Tax the Rich, Not the Poor
Join the No Price on Justice Campaign for a tax day rally to demand an end to taxation by citation and an end to New York’s predatory fines and fees.
Fines, Fees and the Criminalization of Mental Health Crises
Peggy Herrera, an advocate for the No Price on Justice campaign, recounts her son’s terrifying encounters with police and the lasting financial and emotional impacts of predatory fees.
PRESS HIGHLIGHTS: New York Rallies to Demand No Price on Justice
See the latest press, photo and video highlights from the No Price on Justice campaign’s rally to end predatory court fees. Speakers include Senator Salazar, Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou, Comptroller Scott Stringer and more
LIVE ACTION: Rally to Demand an End to New York’s Predatory Court Fees, April 14th at 10AM
On April 14th at 10AM, the No Price on Justice campaign will be hosting a rally to demand an end to New York’s predatory court fees.
NY DAILY NEWS: Stop nickel-and-diming New Yorkers
FFJC’S Katie Adamides brings the heat in this New York Daily News op-ed on the dangerous effects of New York’s predatory court fees.
WCNY The Capitol Pressroom: Lawmakers Move to End Policing for Profit in New York
WCNY radio’s Berth Fertig interviews Katie Schaffer, Director of Organizing and Advocacy at the Center for Community Alternatives, and Robin DelPiore, member of the Center for Community Alternatives and mother of an incarcerated New Yorker, to learn more about the...
Law 360: NY Push To Nix Court Fines, Fees Could Spread Nationwide
Fines and Fees Justice Center Advisory Board Member, Alexes Harris, and New York State Director, Katie Adamides discuss how fines and fees have become a "toxic revenue source" throughout New York state. Harris notes ending predatory court fines and fees such as the...
AP News: Proposal Would Curb Mandatory Court Fees for Poor Defendants
AP News covered the No Price on Justice Campaign Launch which introduced new legislation to end predatory fines and court fees in New York. The bill would also vacate civil judgments lodged against someone only because they couldn’t afford court fees and...