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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Parking tickets skyrocket in Denver, revenues flow in for city

FOI at Work:

CBS4 in Denver uncovered that the number of parking tickets issued by the city of Denver rose to more than 600,000, a 6 percent jump from the previous year. Revenue from the tickets hit nearly $20 million. The station also obtained documents showing "performance standards," usually known as quotas, indicating that employees issuing less than 80 tickets in a seven-hour shift need improvement.

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