NYC-Only Taxi Law Short On State Interest, Cabbies Say

Law360, New York (April 24, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT) -- The fact that Empire State lawmakers didn't mandate new handicapped-accessibility rules statewide for cab drivers when they passed a law deploying a new taxi fleet in New York City suggests they were not acting in the state's interest, lawyers representing cabbies told the state's top court in oral arguments Wednesday.

Cabbie groups including the Taxicab Service Association and Greater New York Taxi Association want the New York State Court of Appeals to uphold a city trial judge's dismissal of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Hail Act, passed in...
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