U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown announces additional legislation in an effort to blunt high gas prices

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U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown announces additional legislation in an effort to blunt high gas prices

WEWS – Northeast Ohio consumers are feeling the pinch in the pocketbook, high gasoline prices are causing them to make tough budgetary choices.

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and 5 On Your Side responded to complaints from residents who believe they are being gouged at the pumps. Sen. Brown wrote a letter to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and called for its chairman to enact tighter restrictions on oil speculators, who can artificially drive up fuel prices by buying and selling oil futures.

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