Governor Charlie Baker’s administration is proposing new legislation to regulate Uber, Lyft, and other ride-hailing companies.
The law, unveiled Friday, was drafted in collaboration with the companies and would largely preserve the status quo for riders and drivers. It is similar to regulations suggested by former Governor Deval Patrick in December, which provoked intense backlash from cab drivers and taxi companies.
Lyft and Uber, the two most prominent ride-hailing companies, released statements in support of the bill.
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