Initiatives help courts save money: Centralized fine-payment system helps budgets
Behind the court administration counter at the Clay County Courthouse, the phones don't ring as much anymore.
It's not due to dwindling caseloads. A big reason for the silence is Minnesota's centralized system for fee and fine payments, one of the many efficiencies being adopted by the state's judicial branch as a response to budget shortfalls.
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