Attorney General Wasden shares Idahoans’ concerns regarding the impact of high gas prices on the cost of living. Accordingly, his office monitors gas prices every single week for abnormalities and patterns suggesting price fixing or other unlawful conduct.
Report of Motor Fuel Prices in Idaho
The Idaho Legislature’s Interim Committee on Energy, Environment and Technology invited the Attorney General’s Office to discuss current issues relating to the high price of gasoline. Deputy Attorney General Brett DeLange, Chief of the Consumer Protection Division, spoke to the committee and delivered a written report on June 25, 2008. Read the full report.
Attorney General Concludes Investigation of Post-Katrina Gasoline Prices
October 13, 2006 - Attorney General Lawrence Wasden today released the report of his office’s investigation of retail gasoline prices in Idaho following Hurricane Katrina. The report concludes that the high gasoline prices experienced in Idaho in late summer and early fall of 2005 were not caused by illegal activity by Idaho retailers. Read the full news release. Read the report.
1999 Advisory Committee on Gasoline Pricing
On September 23, 1999, Idaho Attorney General Alan G. Lance appointed an advisory committee to study the high gasoline prices that persisted in the State of Idaho throughout the summer months. The charge of the Committee was to determine the cause of high prices and to make recommendations as to what actions might be effective to remedy them. Read the report.