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Cantwell bill would outlaw gas price gouging

WASHINGTON -- A bill being written by U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) would make price gouging a federal offense and heavily fine violators, reported the Seattle-Post-Intelligencer. Another bill to be introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives will call for increased fuel efficiency, and...

Requires immediate investigation by FTC

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate last week passed by unanimous consent an amendment endorsed by Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources Chairman Pete V. Domenici (R-N.M.) that requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to conduct an immediate investigation into gasoline price-gouging in...

Polls reveal changes in habits

WASHINGTON -- Seven in 10 people in a recent AP-Ipsos poll said they expect high gasoline prices to cause financial problems in the coming months - up from half who felt that way in June 2004. Four in 10 of those polled recentlyespecially women, minorities and older Americanssaid gasoline costs...

Energy Secretary announces sale of 11 million bbl. crude
Off-road diesel can be used in highway vehicles
Suspects allegedly sold fuel to Detroit gas stations
Ala. attorney general issues first round of subpoenas in multi-state gas price gouging investigation
Looks to land some gougers; Schumer casts line, too
Wisconsin's minimum markup law for gasoline will stay in place after a legislative committee refused to repeal it Tuesday.
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