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New state law reguating ride-hailing services to be tested as Ocean Springs considers Uber

By: Magnolia Tribune - April 11, 2016

Ocean Springs looking at bringing Uber to the city

Ocean Springs officials are looking at bringing Uber to their city.

Even a member of the city’s Economic Development Council says he can’t get a taxi in under 30 minutes…

…The focus: How city taxi laws might dovetail with the new state law that says Mississippi will regulate ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft on a statewide basis.

The law puts the job in the hands of the state insurance commissioner. But cities have their own taxi ordinances.

WLBT
4/11/16

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