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Rep. Robert Cornejo chairs the House Committee on General Laws during a hearing on a proposed ridesharing law.

Ridesharing services bill passes through first committee hearing

Ridesharing services bill passes through first committee hearing

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – App-based transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft are one step closer to operating in the Show Me State. The House Committee on General Laws voted to approve a bill that would create statewide regulations for the companies on Tuesday night. The night clearly belonged to supporters of Uber and Lyft,

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Missouri Times Magazine now available online

The first edition of the Missouri Times Magazine hit offices just in time for the start of the legislative session, but now, you can read the magazine in its entirety online. The magazine features profiles on several major players in Missouri politics, Q&As with lobbyists, an in-depth look at the renovations project at the Capitol,

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Richardson quick on the right-to-work trigger

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – House Speaker Todd Richardson made clear his intention to strike directly at major reforms early in the 2017 session with his opening speech to the chamber Wednesday. Democrats across the state have dreaded the beginning of the legislative session after the Republican landslide in November granting the GOP supermajorities in both

File illustration picture showing the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi sign

Jefferson City City Council okays Uber ordinance for inauguration, free rides to be given

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. —  Uber will officially be providing free services for Missouri’s Inauguration Day on Monday, January 9th.  Local residents, visitors, and Missourians taking part in inaugural activities will be able to take free rides from Uber drivers in Jefferson City.  Rides will be available from 7 a.m. Monday until 2 a.m. Tuesday. “Uber could

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TOP 10: January 2017 Missouri Times Magazine Quotes

Next week, the first edition of The Missouri Times Magazine will hit the Capital, and before it comes out, we would like to preview some of the best excerpts of content within that magazine. Some stories range from the future of ridesharing legislation to Gov.-elect Eric Greitens commitment to Missouri law enforcement to State Auditor

File illustration picture showing the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi sign

What’s next for Uber in Missouri?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Depending on who you talk to, ride-hailing (or ridesharing) is the next essential technology for urban and suburban areas. Just download an app, call for a ride, and a certified, nearby Uber driver will pick you up and take you to the location of their choice. However, Missouri and its two

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Nixon signs four bills, including ride-sharing insurance requirements

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon signed four bills into law on Thursday, including one that creates insurance coverage requirements for ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft. SB 947, which was sponsored by Sen. Mike Parson, R-Bolivar, creates insurance coverage requirements between a so-called transportation network company and its drivers who use personal

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Key Legislation Tracker: Last week of session

Paycheck Protection – HB 1891 (Rehder/Brown) Last Action Taken: 05/13/2016  – Senate fails to override veto   Uber – HB 2330 (Mathews/Onder) Last Action Taken: 05/03/2016 – Hearing Cancelled (S) Also watch: SB 640 (bill is a House amendment); SB 861 (bill is a House amendment) (Removed in conference) It looks like the conference committee for SB 640

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