The lobbying group for Indiana's gasoline station operators is pushing legislation that would close a long-time loophole in the way sales taxes on gasoline are collected.
Gas prices in the region have rose to about $3.40 per gallon compared to $3.19, and in some places, as low as $3.09, just several days ago.
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BP has paid more than $1.5 million to people after its multistate gasoline recall last month and is still in the process of handling nearly 14,000 claims.
BP said all gasoline shipped from its Whiting Refinery and its network of storage terminals meets quality specifications and is authorized for sale, according to a news release issued Monday.
Seretha Harvey, of Hammond, thought she was having tough luck with her vehicle when it started to "act funny" in early July.
Two law firms are bringing a class-action lawsuit against BP Corp. North America seeking $5 million in damages on behalf of consumers who bought tainted gasoline from the oil giant in four states during the past week.
Law firms in Indianapolis and Merrillville plan on working together to file a lawsuit against BP on behalf of people whose vehicles sustained damage prior to BP's recall of gasoline sent to at least three states.
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller said his office has opened an investigation into the BP gasoline recall to ensure consumers' rights are protected, according to a news release issued Wednesday.
A spokeswoman from the Indiana State Department of Health said the agency is aware of the fuel quality issues in Northwest Indiana and has inspectors conducting sampling and octane testing in three counties.
Hundreds of frustrated and concerned customers flooded BP customer service phone lines Tuesday following a recall of gasoline the company initiated Monday.
BP America issued a recall Monday for unleaded regular gasoline from Northwest Indiana fuel distributors that was shipped from the company's Whiting fuel storage terminal between Aug. 13 and Friday.
Refinery issues and gasoline and crude oil inventories are all playing a part in another spike in gas prices.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Mike Pence announced Tuesday he will work with the General Assembly if he's elected governor to reduce Indiana's personal income tax rate to 3.06 percent from 3.4 percent.
Barbara Kotas can remember when a night on the town cost her 50 cents a gallon in gasoline.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat John Gregg promised one of his first acts if elected governor would be to persuade the General Assembly to permanently eliminate Indiana's 7 percent sales tax on gasoline.
INDIANAPOLIS | John Gregg wants to give Hoosier drivers a break at the gas pump.
SCHERERVILLE | A 40-cent jump in retail gasoline prices within the last month is drawing ire among many Northwest Indiana residents.
Anemic domestic gasoline demand and historically large fuel stocks are among the factors that will keep retail fuel prices this year below 2011 levels, according to two industry forecasts.
Motorists in Northwest Indiana and the Chicago area are able to put a little bit extra in their stockings this holiday season as a result of a decline in fuel prices. Many stations around Northwest Indiana in recent days sold fuel that cost less than $3 a gallon.
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