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Austin has long since been perceived as a town of creative innovators. Given the City’s recent regulatory attempts with the sharing and gig economy (Uber, AirBnB, Scooters), what is your position on how the City should handle emerging technologies and emerging markets? What is your view, generally, on the conflict between consumer demands and government interests? Similarly, when non-profits secure grant funding for innovative social solutions that requires a local match, what is your view on city funding being available for the match?

I support our free market and I also support accountability for people who choose to take part in the gig economy. Our police need to do a better job of ticketing Uber/Lyft drivers/along with the lime scooter operators for blatantly disregarding the rules of the road. I believe in an economically strong and most importantly SAFE Austin for everyone.