Bloomberg Critic Says $1B Taxi Law Appeal Is Going Nowhere

Law360, New York (August 20, 2012, 6:21 PM EDT) -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg overreached when he bypassed the City Council and supported a $1 billion state plan to let passengers hail livery cabs in the city’s outer boroughs, one of his critics said Monday, predicting the mayor's appeal will fail after a Manhattan judge struck the law down.

Councilman Daniel J. Halloran, R-Queens, said the mayor likely will have to argue on appeal that New York Supreme Court Judge Arthur F. Engoron — who on Friday sunk Bloomberg's plan to sell 18,000 medallions to...
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