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New York State hiding tax increase behind throwback license plates?

by Jonny Lieberman (RSS feed) on Nov 12th, 2009 at 8:26AM

The great state of New York has just unveiled a new license plate design. They're calling it "Empire Gold," unlike the current drab white and blue plates that New Yorkers have been affixin' to their rides since 2001. However, 57,000 people have already filed a petition at a website called Already? While the new NY plates aren't the best looking we've ever seen (black on yellow California plates from the 1950s FTW), they aren't that bad. What gives? You, the taxpayer, that's what. New Yorkers are required to get the new plates. And they cost $25. Want to keep your same... Read More

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