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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...
News Story
4/1/2004
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
A sickening odor of gasoline hung along Wilmington’s waterfront as people filed out of last week’s meeting with California Energy Commission officials on a state proposal to minimize local say over construction of oil-industry facilities. Vapors from a nearby refinery or tanker ship were a pungent reminder of why residents of...