Jatinder Cheema

Jatinder Cheema is a Milwaukee resident.  He came to America from India in 1981 looking for a better life.  Eventually, he moved to Wisconsin and in 2002 was able to find a Milwaukee cab company that would rent him one of its cabs for the night shift.  He has been driving a nightshift cab ever since.

  • August 25, 2014    |   Economic Liberty

    Milwaukee Taxis 2

    Cabbies Fight for Freedom: Victorious Cab Drivers Head Back to Court for Second Showdown with Milwaukee’s Taxi Cartel

    In response to an IJ lawsuit, Milwaukee lifted its cap on the number of taxis. But the city’s powerful taxi cartel sued to block this reform. Now two cab drivers have again joined with IJ to ensure that the new ordinance takes effect and that they are free to own their own cabs.

  • September 26, 2011    |   Economic Liberty

    Milwaukee Taxis

    Taking on the Taxi Cartel Challenging Milwaukee’s Unconstitutional Taxicab Law

    Private companies cannot use governmental power to outlaw competition, yet this is what the city of Milwaukee did for its established taxi cartel. Until the Institute for Justice won its lawsuit against the city, Milwaukee allowed only 321 taxicabs on its streets—almost half of which are owned by a single owner.  That is about one cab…

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