Archive for the ‘Editorials’ category

  1. Rep. Peter Cownie on Uber

    Cownie: Statehouse takes up Uber issue Rep. Peter Cownie, House District 42 – March 5, 2015 I represent District 42 in the Iowa House of Representatives, which includes the majority of West Des Moines in Polk County, as well as a northern portion of Warren County. Mine is generally an urban/suburban district. And an issue […]

  2. The Des Moines Register defends Uber

    City’s proposed Uber ordinance goes too far The Register’s Editorial — December 3, 2014 Instead of hailing a taxicab, people in more than 200 cities now use their smart phones and Uber. The California-based company connects passengers with drivers who use their own vehicles. Customers use a credit card to create an account and turn […]