25 February 2009

Cab Drivers To Protest City Hall, Public Service Commission

UPDATED: 12:00 Noon;

BREAKING NEWS: Downtown Baltimore Shutdown By Protesters

Video: Governor O'Malley Does Not Like Me!

UPDATED: Protest scheduled for 9:00 AM TODAY! -- Baltimore Spectator will have full coverage...developing.

In a move that seems out of touch with reality, the Maryland Public Service Commission has lowered the taxi meter rate for Baltimore. Hardworking, blue collar cabbies will now experience a 25% pay cut in their take home pay. Just what is needed in a shrinking economy. Has anyone in government taken a 25% pay cut?

Why should a group, described by Mayor Dixon as "ambassadors" of the city be asked to do the same job they've always done, for less pay?

Speaking with numerous cab drivers, they've pled for help from Mayor Sheila Dixon, NAACP president Marvin "Doc" Cheatam and others. The drivers say they work long hours everyday to make a living and support their family, and now it seems as if the government has turned their backs on them.

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