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Mich. Dems offer ethanol legislation package

LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan House Democrats yesterday unveiled a multi-bill legislative package aimed at driving down the cost of diesel fuel and gasoline by decreasing U.S. dependence on foreign fuel. They were scheduled Tuesday to lay out the details of their six-bill package at news conferences...

Michigan governor announces more station inspections

LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan Governor Jennifer M. Granholm said yesterday that her administration will increase gasoline pump inspections. The governor has requested that Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) Director Mitch Irwin immediately transfer staff internally to increase inspections at gas...

N.Y. county politicians want local stations to provide oil price information

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- A number of Democratic Dutchess County legislators and candidates have called for the county to adopt a Gasoline Consumer Empowerment Law, which would mandate by January 1 of next year that all gas stations in the county would have to display a poster and have handouts for...

Washington, Oklahoma pols, taxpayers sink teeth into bridgework debates
Helicopter employed to find rumored evaders
State high court says selling gas to drunk motorist could make owner responsible
Acting New Jersey Governor Richard Codey signed into law last Thursday a ban on the sale of gasoline containing the fuel additive methyl tertiary butyl ether.
Dem chair takes swipe at Bush, GOP
Conservative Party will circulate petitions
Wis. pols propose $170 million gas tax holiday, minimum markup repeal