John Ross on Taxi Regulations That Favor Existing Firms

TaxiCab drivers who
argue they’re being crowded out of the Kansas City, Missouri,
market and lost a recent appeals court case aren’t giving up the
fight yet, writes John Ross. In an e-mail Tuesday, Mark
Goodman, the cab drivers’ attorney, said that a motion for
rehearing before the Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of
Appeals has been filed. Last month, that court rejected a bid
by a group of 250 taxicab drivers to open Kansas City’s market to
more competition, saying that while the rules promote favoritism
they aren’t unconstitutional.

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from Hit & Run

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