Tag: Cesar Fernandez

Peter SchorschAugust 17, 2017

A top Uber executive in Florida has been named to the Board of Governors of the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FSHCC). Cesar Fernandez, the ride-booking company’s Miami-based Senior Public Policy Associate, is joining the board, said Julio Fuentes, the chamber’s president and CEO, in a statement. “Cesar’s breadth of experience in political and government affairs […]

Ryan RayOctober 20, 2015

There’s no doubt Cesar Fernandez stays plenty busy, but he’s happy to have turned in the Red Bull and cold pizza of his campaign days for more comfortable digs now that he works for Uber. Managing up to a half dozen “conversations” about transportation network companies at any one time with myriad Florida cities and counties, things still […]

Ryan RayMarch 23, 2015

A bill creating insurance requirements for short-term rental and transportation network companies — bywords for industry leaders Airbnb and Uber, respectively — passed the Senate Banking & Insurance Committee Monday afternoon, though not without an airing of grievances about some practices within the “disruptive” ride-sharing business. Altamonte Sen. David Simmons, an influential member of the Republican majority […]

Ryan RayMarch 10, 2015

Rep. Matt Gaetz successfully steered legislation to formally legalize “transportation network services” like Uber through the House Transportation & Ports Subcommittee on Tuesday. Debate on the bill – heated at times – lasted about an hour and featured an unusual aspect identified by committee Chairman Tom Rooney: “This has got to be the first bill in five years that I’ve […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 14, 2015

Nationally, Republicans are having all the fun these days. Jeb Bush transformed the 2016 race last month, coming out of the starting gate with intense alacrity, demonstrating to everybody that he’s serious about a presidential run for the GOP nomination. Last week Mitt Romney met with some former fundraisers to essentially announce that he was all in, and […]


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