Brown calls on regulators for quicker action on gas prices

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Brown calls on regulators for quicker action on gas prices

Ashland times-Gazette — Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown is calling on federal regulators to move more quickly in addressing energy speculators and the effect of their market activities on gasoline prices.

Brown sent a letter to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission urging members to use their existing authority to curb "excessive energy speculation," which he said is leading to price spikes for consumers.

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