Newly proposed legislation in the New York State Senate would bar cities from setting limits on the number of food vendors operating in the public realm.
Carl Campanile, Rachel Green, and Aaron Feis report that state legislation in New York could remove the cap on the number of food vendors operating in New York City and other cities in New York.
The legislation, proposed by State Senator Jessica Ramos (D-Queens), would prohibit cities from setting limits on the number of food vendors in the city.
"The proposal won’t see the floor until the state legislature’s next session begins in January, but should receive reasonable consideration, with backing from representatives of vendor- and immigrant-heavy communities, insiders told The Post."
According to the article, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has previously supported the idea of raising the city's caps on food vendors.
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