They say collection is confusing, and they want out.
A bill to curb greenhouse gas emissions in Oregon is a top priority for Democrats, who hold supermajorities in both the House and Senate, this year.
For years, it’s been the most disproportionate punishment in Portland. Hop on a MAX train without a $2.50 ticket and TriMet will levy a $175 fine on the first offense.
The new fee structure would charge first-time offenders $75. From there, the fees would increase to $100, $150 and $175 for each successive violation.