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Blog Post
5/19/2006
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
California's attorney general is subpoenaing oil executives over the high price of gasoline. Arnold Schwarzenegger is headed to the land of big oil, hat in hand, for a Houston fundraiser Monday featuring juicy checks and big steaks. California has consistently paid 50 cents more for gasoline than the rest of the US, but Schwarzenegger's not going...
News Story
2/21/2006
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
The following commentary by FTCR President Jamie Court was broadcast on the Marketplace Morning Report radio program on NPR on Tuesday, February 21st, 20006. Click here to listen to the audio of the commentary. ----------- BRIAN WATT, anchor: This is MARKETPLACE. I'm Brian Watt, and I've been known to use certain strategies to save a few pennies...
News Release
9/2/2005
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
Santa Monica, CA -- The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights applauded the move today by California Attorney General Bill Lockyer to subpoena oil company executives and investigate gasoline price gouging allegations. Yesterday FTCR issued a report finding oil company profiteering caused the recent gasoline price spikes in California. The...
Blog Post
5/7/2004
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
Perhaps no issue affects more businesses in California now than the skyrocketing price of gasoline. But Arnold -- big business's biggest advocate -- has been remarkably silent on the inflation at the pump, which is being identified as one of the biggest job killers, stock killers and profit killers there is. The cause of the recent run-up is not...