Gov. Wolf signs in two bills including the Uber/Lyft bill

Gov. Wolf signs in two bills including the Uber/Lyft bill

Gov. Tom Wolf Friday signed two bills, Senate Bill 984 and House Bill 2107. 

With the passage of Senate Bill 984 ride share companies like Uber and Lyft can now be anywhere in Pennsylvania. In Philadelphia, two thirds funding received by this bill will go towards Philadelphia schools. 

House Bill 2107 will ban Pennsylvania from working with companies that boycott Israel.

Friday, November 4, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
PUC approves emergency order to allow Uber to further assist in alleviating Philadelphia transportation shortage

PUC approves emergency order to allow Uber to further assist in alleviating Philadelphia transportation shortage

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) unanimously approved an emergency order Thursday that would allow the ride-sharing service known as Uber to use cars older than currently allowed by commission regulations in Philadelphia and surrounding counties in order to help alleviate the transportation shortage in the area.

Thursday, July 21, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Rotunda Ramblings - May 6, 2016

Rotunda Ramblings - May 6, 2016

We have a shorter-than-usual podcast this week to reflect the shortened session week, but the episode isn't short on analysis of upcoming budget negotiations, action on pension reform, and the legislative response to DEP's oil and gas regulations. 

We also have audio from Rep. Bill Adolph, Sen. Jay Costa, Rep. Mike Tobash, and Rep. John Maher.

CLICK HERE to listen.

Friday, May 6, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: Features
Legislation authorizing ride-sharing companies inches closer to final passage

Legislation authorizing ride-sharing companies inches closer to final passage

The House Consumer Affairs Committee moved a bill Wednesday that would authorize transportation network companies—like Uber and Lyft—to operate in Pennsylvania.

Senate Bill 984, introduced by Sen. Camera Bartolotta (R-Washington), has been making its way through the General Assembly since last September and was recently the subject of several months of study and consideration by the House Consumer Affairs Committee, which has had the bill since last November after it passed the Senate 48 to 2.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
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