Millions of Wisconsinites fill their gas tanks each day, blissfully unaware that the cost per gallon they pay is artificially inflated by state law. The Unfair Sales Act, a legislative artifact of the Depression Era, requires state retailers to charge customers 9.18% more for gasoline than the business pays for it. The goal of the […]
Speaker Robin Vos claims that conservative Sen. Leah Vukmir is opposed to a life saving piece of legislation, but he has killed conservative reforms.
A Beloit gas station faced 82 minimum markup complaints from competitors in a single 40 day period. There is no penalty for filing frivolous complaints.
It could just be a case of a convenience store cleverly skirting the onerous requirements of Wisconsin’s minimum markup law, but in this case the store is a really, really big fan of the law.
The Wisconsin Grocers Association is desperate to kill minimum markup reform, and on Wednesday they sucked up to lawmakers in a state Capitol event.
The Wisconsin Grocers Association is preparing to wine and dine members of the legislature as they lobby them to kill a pro-consumer reform.
With Black Friday shopping looming on the horizon, a slowly growing number of lawmakers support repealing Wisconsin’s minimum markup law which prohibits consumers from taking advantage of low prices offered in other states.
Repeatedly, Wisconsin editorial boards have called for the state to repeal the Unfair Sales Act of 1939. Lawmakers are again considering doing just that.
Democrats twice asked for the Federal Trade Commission to comment on Wisconsin’s minimum markup law. Here’s what the FTC said.