09/15/2010 08:11 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

John Hickenlooper's Budget Proposes Doubling Traffic Fines

One of Mayor John Hickenlooper's proposals to help make up a $100 million deficit includes nearly doubling the traffic fines for going 5 to 9 mph over the speed limit from the current $40 to $79. The plan, which needs the approval of City Council, would bring Denver's traffic fines in line with those in other cities throughout the metro area and bring roughly $3 million more to the city.

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