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Federal Price Gouging Prevention Act
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which investigates and punishes those who artificially inflate the price of gasoline and diesel fuel. The bill sets criminal penalties for price gouging, and permits states to bring lawsuits against wholesalers or retailers who engage in such practices. While 276 members voted for the bill , it failed to get the two-thirds support necessary for passage. Learn more about our work to bring down gas and energy prices>> Learn more about our work promoting energy independence>> The summer driving season is well underway and drivers are paying a heavy price for the Bush Administration’s failure to enact a comprehensive ...
Apparently some lessons we must relearn. One might assume our disastrous economic flirtation with socialism in the 1970s — never mind the sorry record of command-and-control economics in the former Soviet bloc — would have buried the concept of government wage- and price-controls for at least a generation. Yet this Congress appears intent on resurrecting the worst policies of the past. Price controls have superficial appeal. The average gas-price rose more than 10 percent last month, allowing pandering politicians to promise relief. They don’t say that consumers will suffer worse ... Read More
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FEDERAL PRICE GOUGING PREVENTION ACT
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House Session 2010-04-20 (18:30:27-19 ...