Uber State Interference: How Transportation Network Companies Buy, Bully, and Bamboozle Their Way To Deregulation

Date:
01/18/2018
Author:
The Partnership for Working Families

Over the past four years, transportation network companies (TNCs), primarily Uber and Lyft, have convinced legislators in the vast majority of states to overrule and preempt local regulations and strip drivers of rights. The speed and sweeping effectiveness of the industry’s use of this strategy, known as state interference (or preemption), is unprecedented.