SACRAMENTO — Legislation to exclude Uber and Lyft drivers from California’s commercial vehicle regulations passed a Senate policy committee Tuesday, but not before the chairman lashed out at colleagues and the governor for “advancing policies that lead to a monopoly” for the ride-hailing industry.
“There isn’t a bill in support of [Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc.] that this governor probably wouldn’t sign,” said Sen. Ben Hueso, D-San Diego. “And there isn’t a bill that this Legislature wouldn’t support. And I think that’s very, very unfortunate.”
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