Fighting for the Right to Price

Belanger, Mehgan
July 2007
Convenience Store News;7/16/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p56
Trade Publication
The article reports on the possible passage of the flawed Federal Price Gouging Protection Act, recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on May 23, 2007, at the U.S. Senate. The bill will give the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the authority to investigate for price profiteering from refined products and gasoline retailers during a state of energy emergency.


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