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Bill approved to regulate ride sharing apps in Connecticut

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The Senate has voted to approve a bill that would make Connecticut one of the last states to regulate ride sharing apps.

Companies such as Uber and Lyft have been operating in the state without any regulation since 2014.

The new bill would require companies to implement driver background checks and vehicle inspections. 

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