From Heartland

Josiah Neeley, a senior fellow with the R Street Institute, says lawmakers should make it easier, not harder, to earn a living.

“What we see is that when the regulations become too onerous, it not only discourages people … it can kind of shut down a lot of folks,” Neeley said. “It varies depending on your locale, but a lot of cities in Texas have a monopoly for a single company or other sorts of restrictions on the number of cabs or what kind.”

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