N.Y. Congressional Delegates Split on Carriage Ban Ordinance

The proposed law would ban horse-drawn carriages from New York City’s streets.

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As members of the New York City council ponder a proposed law that would ban horse-drawn carriages from that city’s streets, members of Congress who represent affected districts disagree about the ordinance.

The city council received the proposed ordinance on Dec. 8. Sponsored by council members Daniel Dromm and Ydanis A. Rodriguez, the proposed legislation would amend the city’s administrative code to ban horse-drawn carriages and provide training for former horse-drawn carriage drivers and owners.

While the ordinance remains pending, members of New York’s Congressional delegation are split over whether such as ban should become law.

In a joint written statement, U.S. Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney and Joe Crowley opposed the proposed carriage ban on grounds that it would cost the city much needed jobs

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Pat Raia is a veteran journalist who enjoys covering equine welfare, industry, and news. In her spare time, she enjoys riding her Tennessee Walking Horse, Sonny.

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