The HCTA is taking advantage of the public. There is no reason they should be collecting money through an attorney! They are charging people 20, 000% the cost of a toll for an unpaid violation. YES, 20, 000%... A $1.75 toll becomes $350 for attorney collection charges. A government agency should not hire an attorney to collect their fees. The HCTA has $1, 216 MILLION for county investment and 5.1 million in INVESTMENT Earnings and Total revenues for fiscal year 2014 were $616, 321, 129. The HCTA posts their financials, these were from the 2014 Financial Report: Authority funds available for investment under the County’s investment program as of February 28, 2014 totaled $1, 216 million with investment earnings of $5.1 million for the fiscal year. The average yield and maturity of such investments were 1.1% and 9.3 years.