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Hillsborough County PTC is raising fines on ridesharing drivers, and Jeff Brandes doesn’t like it

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The Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission is poised to begin increasing fines on Uber and Lyft drivers soon, and that’s not going down well with one of the agency’s biggest critics, state Senator Jeff Brandes. The St. Petersburg Republican has frequently criticized the PTC over the years for their confrontational stance towards the two ridesharing companies, and he said on Monday that intends to file legislation to prohibit the actions of special district agencies like the PTC, who he says stand in…

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