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A proposed task force could help cut down on the number of parking tickets given out in the Big Apple (credit: CBS 2)

Cash-Strapped New York City To Eliminate Plea Bargaining Parking Tickets

A cherished parking ticket perk is about to bite the dust — the victim of hard times right here in New York City. Gotham is putting the brakes on a program that gives parking scofflaws a break.

11/10/2011

Diplomat license plate

Local Lawmakers Push To End ‘Free Parking’ For Diplomats In NYC

A group of local lawmakers are pushing to eliminate diplomatic immunity for parking, instead moving to get foreign representatives to pay for their tickets. It’s a multimillion-dollar problem, as some say the diplomats are getting a free ride.

05/12/2011

Village Hall - Farmingdale, NY (file / credit: Village of Farmingdale)

Farmingdale Tries To Woo Visitors With Fewer Parking Tickets

One Long Island village is trying to get you to shop and dine there by easing up on the law.

05/10/2011

Snowed-in Port Chester residents say their cars, like this one, are being ticketed for a lightly enforced ordinance requiring that spaces not be occupied for over 24 hours.

Snowed-In NY Residents Complain Over Parking Tickets

As if the blizzard wasn’t enough, now some New Yorkers are being forced to pay for it. Police in one Westchester community have started writing tickets for vehicles still stuck from Sunday’s storm.

12/30/2010

NYC parking meter

City To Parking Violators: ‘We Just Want Your Money’

With its finances in tatters New York City is on the warpath to collect at least some of the $5 billion people owe it — including $440 million in outstanding parking tickets.

12/10/2010

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NYC Cracks Down On Parking Scofflaws

New York City is making new efforts to go after hundreds of thousands of parking ticket scofflaws.

12/04/2010

Parking meter (file)

Former NJ Judge Sentenced For Ticket Fixing

A former New Jersey municipal court judge has been sentenced to probation for fixing parking tickets. Wanda Molina, the former chief judge of the Jersey City Municipal Court, also received a 364-day prison term in the sentence imposed Friday.

08/27/2010

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