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Food Truck Advocacy 101

Local governments across the country are looking to create new or manipulate current laws to oversee the growing food truck boom the US is involved in. [...]

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NY State Senator Blames Food Carts for Restaurant Closure

BROOKLYN, NY - State Sen. Marty Golden claims food carts starved iconic Bay Ridge eatery Hinsch’s to death — but the beloved luncheonette’s owner says [...]

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Restaurant Owner Politician Keeps Food Trucks Out of Sunrise

SUNRISE, FL - It was much ado about food trucks last week in Sunrise, with owners of the rolling restaurants urging commissioners to nix an [...]

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Local Ballot Initiatives That Could Effect Food Truck Owners

November is election season, but it's also a time in which local municipalities give their voters the chance to pass changes to their laws which [...]

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Buffalo Lawmaker Wants to Limit Food Truck Fees

BUFFALO, NY - A local senator wants to help the growing food truck industry thrive. State Senator Tim Kennedy wants the state to determine how [...]

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Candidate Pledges to End Restrictive Laws on Food Trucks in SoCal

Lake Elsinore, CA - On the eve of the Pechanga Food Truck Festival, Riverside County Supervisor Candidate Kevin Jeffries pledged to end the most restrictive laws [...]

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Election 2012: Its Importance to the Mobile Food Industry

Election season is right around the corner, which means it’s time to get out to vote. Whether you’re registered as a Democrat, Republican or even [...]

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Clearwater Mayor Says “NO” to Food Trucks

CLEARWATER, FL — Food trucks have become a lively trend in Tampa Bay, attracting hundreds of people each month in Tampa and St. Petersburg. But Clearwater, [...]

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The Good and the Bad of Chicago’s Proposed Food Truck Ordinance

CHICAGO, IL - Yesterday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel sent a proposed food truck ordinance to committee that would finally allow Chicago food trucks to cook on [...]

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Peoria City Council Disapproves Food Trucks

PEORIA, IL – Short sighted politicians have struck again. This time in Peoria, IL. Last night with a 6-5 vote, the cities City Council disapproved an [...]

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