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N.Y. MTA considering banning all political ads

Posted on April 28, 2015

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NEW YORK — The AP reported that New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) lawyers are telling a judge who ordered the authority to display a controversial bus ad that it will vote on a plan to ban all political advertisements.

The MTA's letter was sent to Judge John Koeltl on Friday. The judge had ordered the MTA to accept a pro-Israel advocacy group's political advertisement because it is protected speech. The MTA’s lawyer said the agency has long considered revising its advertising policy and that the vote was not a hasty reaction to the judge’s ruling. For the full story, click here.

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