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Arizona Attorney General Asks State Supreme Court To Stop Rideshare Fees

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The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has filed a special action with the state Supreme Court seeking to overturn the rideshare ordinance at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

State prosecutors also filed a request Tuesday with Arizona’s high court to stop the fees from going into effect on February 1.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich says a new $4 fee on Uber and Lyft rides to and from the Phoenix airport is “very likely” unconstitutional.

The ride-hailing giants are threatening to abandon the airport service.

Brnovich says the fees approved by the Phoenix City Council probably violated a 2018 ballot measure prohibiting higher taxes on services.

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