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Uber Really Starting To Mess With Texas

Posted on March 4, 2015

A German version of the 1958 Western classic movie, Storm Over Texas. Uber is roiling the state with political pushback against established ground transportation regulations that apply to limo and taxi operators.
A German version of the 1958 Western classic movie, Storm Over Texas. Uber is roiling the state with political pushback against established ground transportation regulations that apply to limo and taxi operators.

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- After spending months securing a spot on Houston's roadways, Uber is stepping on the gas in Austin: hiring at least 23 lobbyists and paying them as much as $700,000 to make sure its on-demand ride service gets favorable treatment in the Legislature, according to records with the Texas Ethics Commission.

Houston Chronicle article here

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