Helping the Poor Get Through the Turnstiles (EDITORIAL)


August 3, 2017 | New York Times

Helping the Poor Get Through the Turnstiles (EDITORIAL)[…] The Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus Vance Jr., took an important step toward a more rational policy when he declared in June that his office would as of September no longer prosecute most people for bus or subway fare-beating, partly because the criminal charge unfairly penalizes people for being poor. The root of the problem is that low-…