Tag Archives: Uber

Deal signs two ride-sharing service bills

Two bills regulating ride-share services like Uber and Lyft are signed into law . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , background checks , insurance coverage , Lyft , Nathan Deal , Rich Golick , ride-share services , Uber

Senate committee approves ride-share bill

Legislation regulating the ride-sharing companies is approved by the Senate Science and Technology Committee . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , Les Schneider , Lyft , ride-share services , Uber

House bill deregulates taxi, limo, ride-share companies

Taxis, limousines and ride-share services like Uber and Lyft would be placed on equal footing under legislation passed by the Georgia House . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , limousines , Lyft , ride-share services , taxis , Uber

Ride-share regulation bills are picking up votes

Bills that would regulate ride-share services like Uber and Lyft are progressing through the Georgia House . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , Chuck Martin , Lyft , regulation , ride-share services , Uber

First Uber bill is introduced in House

Legislation putting insurance coverage requirements on rideshare services surfaces in the Georgia House . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , insurance coverage , Rich Golick , rideshare services , Uber

Georgia eyes possible regulations for ridesharing services

Georgia lawmakers will consider a proposal to regulate rideshare services like Uber and Lyft . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , John Carson , limousines , Lyft , rideshare services , taxis , Uber

Political Notes – This may not be the best time for a legislative hearing

Rep. Alan Powell’s study committee will hold hearings Tuesday and Wednesday on ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , Bryant Cochran , child trafficking , Renee Unterman , ridesharing services , taxis , Uber

Political Notes – Grady, Blue Cross don’t agree on contract, battle of the airwaves begins

Can Grady Health Systems pressure Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia into agreeing on a reimbursement contract between the healthcare giants? . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , Barry Loudermilk , Blue Cross , Dan McLagan , Grady Health Systems , Marietta Daily Journal , out of network , reimbursement contract , ridesharing services , Uber

Alternative transportation bills largely stalled

Several bills were introduced during the legislative session that would have affected the sales and hiring of motor vehicles in Georgia, but they ultimately did not pass . . .

Tags: auto dealers , Butch Miller , Chuck Martin , electric vehicles , Lyft , taxi cabs , Tesla , transportation referral services , Uber

Political Notes – Medical marijuana bills resting in committee

Medical marijuana legislation received a lot of positive coverage, but the bills still haven’t made it out of committee . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , Allen Peake , Calvin Smyre , federal loans , Josh McKoon , Louie Clark , medical marijuana , nuclear power , Plant Vogtle , Sharon Cooper , Uber