Uber Wants $11M Pa. Fine Chopped

Law360, Philadelphia (May 27, 2016, 5:25 PM EDT) -- Uber Technologies Inc. on Wednesday asked Pennsylvania regulators to reduce a more than $11.3 million fine assessed against the ride-hailing company for operating in the state without authorization, saying that the penalty exceeded a previous state high by more than five times.

In its request that the Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission slash the fine it levied in April, Uber also noted that rival Lyft Inc. received only a $250,000 punishment for providing the same service over the same time period in the same county.

The company...
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