The Mexican government said Wednesday that it is dropping daily dollar auctions, raising interest rates and cutting government spending by 0.7 percent of GDP as it tries to counter falls of the peso and oil revenues.
For those who live near the poverty line, traffic fines can overwhelm an already tight monthly budget and lead to license suspension or jail time. But Phoenix court officials hope a new policy could help many residents avoid racking up excessive penalties.
We remember Grant Tinker, who died last month at 90. He founded MTM productions with his then-wife Mary Tyler Moore and produced her hit TV show. Later as chairman of NBC, Tinker oversaw the hit shows Cheers, Hill Street Blues and St. Elsewhere.