CHICAGO, IL – A food truck and her attorney are hoping a state appeals court will give them better luck at overturning Chicago’s regulations on food trucks in the city.
A lower court ruled that the Emanuel Administration’s laws should stand. But Robert Frommer, senior attorney with the Institute for Justice, argued before the First District Appellate Court that the rule banning food trucks within 200-feet of a brick and mortar restaurant is unconstitutional.
“As the mayor said, this rule exists to protect traditional restaurants from competition, but decades of Illinois law makes it clear that you can’t do that — competition is the American way. It’s what makes us better. It should be consumers who decide where to get their lunch — not the government.”
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