Taxis score win over Uber, Lyft
At a recent hearing at the state Capitol, the new ride-booking services Uber and Lyft squared off against the old but politically powerful taxi industry.
The taxi industry won. Uber and Lyft played hard with their own top-shelf lobbyists, but in the end to no avail.
Like many other states, New Mexico is struggling with how to regulate services like Uber and Lyft, which allow people to arrange and pay for rides using smartphone applications.
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