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Other states contemplate gas price caps like Hawaii's

HONOLULU -- Governor Linda Lingle said late last week that she would suspend Hawaii's gasoline price cap law, due to go into effect next week, if either or both of the state's two oil refineries said they would close, reported the Associated Press. Lingle said she would also halt the law if the...

High gas prices driving regulation speculation, calls for controls

WASHINGTON -- The rising price of gasoline has rekindled debate across America over whether prices for gasoline should be regulated as they are for electricity and water, said a Knight Ridder report. As reported in CSP Daily News, on September 1, Hawaii will become the first state to cap the...

Gov. Bush encourages oil companies to send fuel

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Governor Jeb Bush said he hopes to avoid fights breaking out between motorists in South Florida over a shortage of gasoline, reported the Associated Press. A hurricane warning for Katrina was causing a rush on gas stations in the southeastern part of the state, said the report...

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N.Y. senator pushes gas theft bill; stations experimenting with deterrents
Federal government proposes new CAFE standards
Hawaii on Wednesday became the first state in the United States to set caps on the wholesale price of gasoline, reported the Associated Press.
Mich. Dems offer ethanol legislation package
Michigan governor announces more station inspections
N.Y. county politicians want local stations to provide oil price information