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Regulations sought as gouging probes move forward, fall flat

SEATTLE -- Just as legislators in Washington state heard testimony Monday that there was no evidence of gasoline price gouging in the weeks following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the Pennsylvania attorney general's office was subpoenaing records from major oil companies and local gas stations in...

Several Ga. locations post $50 cap signs

BEAUFORT, Ga. -- Some gas stations Beaufort, Ga., are limiting the amount of gasoline that motorists can buy, a move that is not going over very well with some customers, reported WTOC-TV. Throughout the past few weeks, gas station attendants at a Kangaroo Express station said that have run out of...

Supreme Court, new chief justice, consider Indian reservation fuel taxes

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday considered the power of states to tax fuel sold on Indian reservations, a source of increasing conflict as more retailers thrive on tribal lands outside U.S. control. At issue, according to the Associated Press, is whether the state of Kansas can tax...

Majors curb pump prices to squeeze competitors
Texaco-Shell case to be heard by Supreme Court
Station allegedly raised price of unleaded 72 cents/gal.
Political posturing or petroleum profits?
Need watchdog to discipline retailers, study says
Counterintuitive study defends Minn. minimum-pricing law
Couriers to act as self-appointed gouging "watchdogs".