Ugh. State lawmakers love to tax us for every little thing.
Three Western New York democrats have proposed that every time you take an Uber or Lyft you are charged an extra dollar, for every ride.
They want to charge you more across the entire state, apparently, for funding an infrastructure improvements campaign, especially in Upstate New York.
Well, the state budget deadline has come and gone, and they're still not quite there yet. And one of the items on the floor that's gotten some national attention is Uber, or rather, the lack thereof in the Queen City.
If and when the ride-sharing service becomes available in Buffalo, get ready to stumble upon lost glasses, phone chargers, and sunglasses...
If you've ever been in a city that has Uber, you know how incredibly convenient it is to use.
Aside from convenience, it also allows people to work on their own time, pick their own hours and make a little extra money.
Push a button on your phone; and using GPS, the nearest Uber driver available arrives quickly, and no cash is ever exchanged thanks to the built-in payment service on the app...