https://www.scotusblog.com/2019/02/opin ... he-states/The Supreme Court today ruled that the Eighth Amendment’s ban on excessive fines applies to the states. The decision is a victory for an Indiana man whose luxury SUV was seized after he pleaded guilty to selling heroin. It is also a blow to state and local governments, for whom fines and forfeitures have become an important source of funds.
First of all:
Second of all: what taxes are states and cities going to impose to get that revenue back?