City of Seattle threatens to fine cancer nonprofit for out-of-control graffiti. Nice.

https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/city-of-seattle-threatens-to-fine-cancer-nonprofit-for-out-of-control-graffiti-nice/

http://archive.is/3ghYZ

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Chehalis Man Faces Felony for Allegedly Selling Three Fish

http://www.chronline.com/crime/chehalis-man-faces-felony-for-allegedly-selling-three-fish/article_7dc81cea-c90e-11e8-8435-0b9abac144b3.html

 

How Lenders Are Turning Low-Level Courts Into Dickensian “Debt Collection Mills”

“A Pound of Flesh: the Criminalization of Private Debt,” the ACLU report, sheds light for the first time on the frequency of modern-day debt imprisonment, estimating that courts are issuing tens of thousands of arrest warrants each year for debtors owing as little as $30. Forty-four states permit judges to issue these warrants, often known as “body attachments,” in civil cases

https://theintercept.com/2018/02/28/criminalization-of-debt-imprisonment-aclu-report/

http://archive.is/2xdMC

Cato Handbook for Policymakers (8th Edition)

A long list of policy positions and explanations that will give candidates ideas to use for their own positions.

https://object.cato.org/sites/cato.org/files/serials/files/cato-handbook-policymakers/2017/2/cato-handbook-for-policymakers-8th-edition_1.pdf