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L.A. restaurant owners speak out against food-cart proposal

Los Angeles restaurant owners are rallying against a street-vending proposal they say would siphon restaurant sales and traffic, and strain their businesses, reports the Los Angeles Daily News.

The proposal, which will be considered by city officials later this year, seeks to legalize street vending by granting licenses to operators of food carts and other stands, says the Daily News.

This isn’t the first legislative concern Los Angeles restaurant owners have raised in recent months. Earlier this year, the city was one of the first in the country to approve a $15 minimum wage, a move seen by many as a threat to small businesses in the area.

Read the full story via the Los Angeles Daily News. 

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