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Wis. pols propose $170 million gas tax holiday, minimum markup repeal

MADISON, Wis. -- Three Republican lawmakers said that Wisconsinites deserve a gasoline tax holiday for the rest of the year that would cut pump prices by 15 cents a gallon and save them $170.3 million, reported the Associated Press. The legislators are proposing to cut the gas tax of 29.9 cents a...

Rollout begins at Chevron-Supplied Texaco Stations in Southeast; West to follow

SAN RAMON, Calif. -- Chevron Global Marketing has launched a marketing campaign that will make it easier for motorists to identify Texaco service stations in the U.S. featuring gasolines with Techronthe company's specially patented additive currently in all Chevron gasolines. Texaco stations...

Fuel costs could lead to tax suspension in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- As gasoline prices in Illinois rise $2.50 per gallon, Governor Rod Blagojevich's administration is considering suspending the state's sales tax on gasoline, a move that could cut prices at the pumps by 10 or 12 cents a gallon, reported the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. But it would...

Will honor all agreements on existing price feeds, formats
Hansen asks AG to investigate whether refiners are cutting supply
Also wants to tap SPR, stop export of AK oil, halt mergers, clamp down on OPEC
Web bookie taking wagers on gas prices
$3-a-gallon gas comes to Massachusetts
Refinery problems, global politics also playing their part
Gasoline prices may be changing driving habits