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Uber targets lawmaker behind insurance bill

by Cheryl Miller, The Recorder (San Francisco)

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Uber Technologies Inc. sent mailers to constituents of Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla, D-Concord, whose AB 2293 would force transport network drivers to carry $750,000 in liability insurance during the so-called Period One phase when they’ve turned on their apps but haven’t been matched yet with a rider. It’s not uncommon for interest groups to flood constituents’ mailboxes and answering machines in an attempt to pressure key lawmakers on a big issue. But a single company going directly after a bill author is a particularly aggressive move. Read More ›