Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Florida's leading red light camera company, ATS, spending big on politics

Florida's leading red light camera company, ATS, spending big on politics

As efforts to reform Florida’s red light camera laws picked up momentum in 2013, one of the largest red light camera companies pumped more than a quarter-million dollars into political coffers.

Scouring state campaign records, 10 Investigates found private company American Traffic Solutions (ATS) and its subsidiaries made 56 donations to candidates, parties, and political action committees at the state level. The $258,000 in contributions do not include separate contributions to city- and county-level candidates.