Bos says red-light camera debacle took a good thing and made it bad

Chris Bos considers the whole red-light camera debate to be a complicated issue.

“It’s like a few of the things in Springfield in that it’s a policy that could be of some benefit to the state but because of all the corruption associated with it everything that could maybe be a positive gets lost in the wash,” Bos told the Lake County Gazette. “I think it’s really complicated because there are some areas where the cameras have been clearly helpful at high-traffic intersections.”

Still, Bos, running against incumbent state Rep. Mary Edly-Allen (D-Libertyville), admits if he were already in Springfield he would be joining with the growing number of GOP lawmakers now calling for a ban on the cameras. ...

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"You see how in some areas they flood the neighborhoods with the cameras and you know the whole reason behind that is to generate revenue,” - Chris Bos

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By Glenn Minnis. Read the full article here.

Originally posted on March 03, 2020 by Lake County Gazette.