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Counterintuitive study defends Minn. minimum-pricing law

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty and some state lawmakers want to save Minnesotans money at the pump by repealing a state law that sets a minimum gasoline price; however, a new study shows a repeal would send prices higher, reported the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Pawlenty sent...

Couriers to act as self-appointed gouging "watchdogs"

ATLANTA -- Todd Tibbetts, a Republican candidate for the Georgia State Senate, has announced that to stop metro Atlanta station owners from doing what he claims would be "arbitrarily" hiking gasoline prices, he is partnering with a courier service, asking its drivers to serve as "price gouging...

Daily limit sought on gas price hikes

ALBANY, N.Y. -- State Senator Carl Marcellino (R) has sponsored a bill that would prohibit New York gas stations from raising prices more than once in a 24-hour period, said the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. That's not free enterprise, said Marcellino. There [are] not three or four deliveries...

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