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NY Could Crack Down on Illegal Parking in Spots for Electric Vehicles
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State Senator Jen Metzger
State Sen. Jen Metzger (FILE)
Credit: New York State Senate

New Yorkers who park their gas guzzlers in public spots reserved for electric vehicles could soon face repercussions.

Legislation waiting on the governor’s desk would make the advertised restrictions more than just a suggestion, giving them the weight of state law and enforceable by local authorities. The change, which is sponsored by Democratic lawmakers Jen Metzger and Amy Paulin, received bipartisan support in the state legislature.

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