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Hillsborough PTC antes up, adds high-powered lobbyists for Uber battle

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Hillsborough County’s Public Transportation Commission is stepping up the legislative battle in Tallahassee against ridesharing technology firm Uber. On Monday, HCPTC head Kyle Cockream confirmed the retention of the high-powered and politically connected firm Capital City Consulting. CCC’s efforts are in addition the PTC’s main representatives, Corcoran & Johnston. The decision to expand the county lobbying team comes from a recently proposed bill that contains language that would negatively “impact the composition” of the PTC, according to Cockream. As an independent special district, a Special Act of the…

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