GOP Sens. Seek Hearing On Spike In Calif. Gas Prices

Law360, San Diego (October 25, 2012, 10:59 PM EDT) -- Two Republican members of U.S. Senate committees on Wednesday called for a joint legislative hearing to take a closer look at the recent spike in California gas prices.

Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., sent a letter urging Sens. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., and Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., as leaders of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee and the environment and public works panel, respectively, to convene a joint hearing on how regulations may have contributed to the increase.

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