Beshear Orders Extension of Price Gouging Protections

At the request of the attorney general, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has signed an executive order to extend price gouging consumer protection laws by an additional 30 days. The initial protections implemented by Beshear in response to last month’s severe storms and flooding are set to expire May 26. The extension will allow state officials […]

FTC To Look Into Louisville Petroleum Market

The Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission has assured Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway the agency will look into reports compiled by the A-G’s office they claim show possible price gouging at Louisville-area gas stations. Conway launched the investigation last summer, when he said gas prices in Louisville were substantially higher than in cities of […]