7th Circ. Lets Wis. Gas Dealers Join Suit Over Markups

Law360, New York (August 20, 2009, 6:09 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has allowed an association of Wisconsin gasoline dealers to intervene in a case on behalf of a Depression-era law that requires all gas stations in the state to mark up their gas at least 9.18 percent above the wholesale price.

The Wisconsin Attorney General's Office had originally fought to keep the law intact, but decided not to appeal after a district judge ruled against it February.

The Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association then filed a motion to intervene, which was...
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