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Hundreds of people lined up outside the main courthouse in West Palm Beach late last year, all of them trying to get their suspended driver licenses reinstated.

“Operation Green Light” was part of a recent initiative by state legislators requiring local court clerks to create driver license reinstatement days. About two million drivers in Florida have suspended licenses — most because of unpaid fines and fees that have nothing to do with unsafe driving.

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You can face felony charges in Florida for repeatedly driving with a revoked license — but if you don't bother getting a driver's license at all, apparently those charges don't apply.

Governor Rick Scott has signed the “Keys To Independence” Act into law again. Years ago, he signed the measure into law creating the pilot program. Now, Scott’s approval this week now makes the program permanent to make it easier for Florida’s foster kids obtain driver’s license.

It will hurt your wallet a little bit less the next time you have to renew your license plates.

Starting Sept. 1, tag fees for cars, trucks and motorcycles will drop by about $17 to $25 each, depending on the type of vehicle and its weight.

Legislation passed during the 2014 session slashed the fees, which were increased in 2009, while Florida lawmakers were looking for ways to balance the state budget during tough economic times.