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Chando Spuffrant (right), a driver for 21 years and founder of the Boston Taxi Driver Association, led a chant during a strike Monday near Cambridge City Hall.


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Regulation doesn’t exist to protect one sort of transportation service over another; it’s there to protect consumers.

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“Citizens for Limited Taxation emerged as the state’s largest taxpayers’ organization after winning the 1976 battle. . . . We will be poised to lead the charge once more.” — Chip Faulkner


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