Minnesota rideshare bill vetoed after Uber threatens to halt operations (1 Viewer)

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    Politics - CBSNews.com


    Democratic Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has vetoed a bill that would have set a minimum wage for rideshare drivers after Uber threatened to halt its operations in greater Minnesota — outside of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area — if the bill had been signed into law.

    In a letter Thursday announcing the veto, Waltz said that "rideshare drivers deserve fair wages and safe working conditions," but said that "this is not the right bill to achieve these goals."

    He also argued that the bill would have made Minnesota "one of the most expensive states...

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