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Saturday, December 28, 2013
Asking the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission Nicely to Rescind the Six Cents Per Ride Bhairavi Desai Tax.
Request you rescind Industry Notice 13-36 prior to medallion owners' first payment due (January 20, 2014 ) to TPEP for the six cent per ride medallion drivers' Health Care tax/fee. Please direct the ownrrs to refund this money to the drivers immediately.
Dec 26 (2 days ago)
to tlcrules, achapli, Heather, Office, public
My name is Eugene Weixel my
hack license number is
5229882. The owner that I
lease from, Gotham Yellow
LLC has in compliance with
the referenced TLC directive
been withholding my money,
six cents per trip.
1- The Commission has not
cited any Act of Law that permits
it to direct this taking from me
and from tens of thousands
of other medallion taxi drivers by
the medallion owners and their
2- The exact nature of the
purported benefits to be
provided have never been
spelled out to me or the
tens ofthousands of others in the affectedclass- medallion taxi drivers.Also the vendors or providersof these purported services , the manner of their selection, thecosts of each service, overhead costs, the way in which theproviding entity, its officersand employees also remain
3- As of today no services
have been provided and no
explanation for the failure to commence operation of the services on or around November 18, 2013 has been given.It is not too late too rectify this matter simply. Rescind the directive and assist the owners in making restitution to the drivers.
Breaking Bread with Barack Obama (or is that Making Bread? - Eugene Weixel's comment)
President Barack Obama
and First Lady Michelle
Obama at the State Dinner.
When Bhairavi Desai met President Barack Obama on the reDesai recalls that she and Tariq walked up to the President during dinner. “We asked him if we could give him a tour of NYC in a taxi and he said that while Secret Service would not let him do that now, he would definitely take up the offer in the future.”
Bhairavi Desai with White House Chief (and Union Buster -
Eugene Weixel's comment)
of Staff Rahm Emanuel