Patty "Plate" Ritchie who began the petition drive to stop the new license plate program looks like she will score a victory against the Senate Democrats' proposal.
Of course, in sort of a John Kerry "I was for it before I was against it" there are some Senate Democrats who voted for it and are now claiming they were against it, but it is strange how they never spoke in opposition to it before or after it passed until all the pressure mounted.
Paterson: I'll reverse license plate fee...
Assembly will say "no" to new license plates fees too
Senate Democratic letter against the new license plate fees
$25 license plate fee may be dropped...
The last article includes this stellar quote:
were trying to at least put it on the table to get it off the table,"
Drew Mangione, spokesman for North Country Sen. Darrel Aubertine, said
of the plea.