Lawmakers approve regulations for ride-hailing services

MADISON - Wisconsin lawmakers have advanced a bill that would regulate ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft.

The Assembly approved the measure Tuesday on a 79-19 vote.

Regulating companies like Uber and Lyft, which connect pedestrians with private drivers through a smartphone app, has become a hot topic as they've increased in popularity and compete with taxi and limo companies. The bill has sparked bitter debate between ride-hailing proponents and Wisconsin taxi companies.

Full story: WJFW

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