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10 December 2020

NYC Street Vendors Confront Crisis

10 December 2020

New York City’s roughly 20,000 street food vendors are in a crisis like they’ve never seen before, crippled by a pandemic that compounded perennial challenges such as ticketing and over-policing for the majority that operate without proper permits. Now, they're urging lawmakers to pass a bill that would lift a decades-old cap on mobile vending permits and enable them to be eligible for relief aid.

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