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President Donald Trump issues statement Regarding Defense Production Act

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – America is at war against an invisible enemy. Unfortunately, the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID -19) virus has led to wartime profiteering by unscrupulous brokers, distributors, and other intermediaries operating in secondary markets.

This wartime profiteering is leading to hoarding and soaring prices for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) like masks, gloves, and N-95 respirators, all of which are needed to protect American citizens, including our heroic healthcare professionals, battling on the front lines.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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President Donald Trump is standing up for Working Families during Coronavirus Crisis

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – While Democrats in Congress stall on economic relief for American workers and businesses, President Donald Trump is standing up for all those affected by this global pandemic.
 
Today, President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence held a “virtual townhall” with Fox News from the White House.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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Tennessee Consumers Should Be Wary of Hurricane-Related Price Gouging

 

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Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN – Ahead of the anticipated landfall of Hurricane Florence this weekend, Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III and Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak are urging consumers to be alert to potential price gouging that could occur.

Tennessee Attorney General Slatery, TDCI Commissioner McPeak Warn Consumers of Price Gouging.

Tennessee Attorney General Slatery, TDCI Commissioner McPeak Warn Consumers of Price Gouging.

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AAA reports Refineries recovering from Hurricane Harvey, Irma Stirs Uncertainty

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County has third highest Gas Prices in Tennessee

AAATampa, FL Gas prices spiked during the past week in response to Hurricane Harvey’s impact on the fuel refining region in the Gulf Coast.

This left motorists with the most expensive Labor Day gas prices in three years. Just as operations in the Gulf Coast begin to recover, motorists are faced with the potential of another major storm. 

Gas Prices rise due to Hurricane Harvey's impact on Gulf Coast oil refineries.

Gas Prices rise due to Hurricane Harvey’s impact on Gulf Coast oil refineries.

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TDCI’s Tips on Selecting Contractors, Flood Claims, and Reporting Price Gouging

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN – As Tennessee consumers begin to assess the damage from the high winds and heavy rain created by the remnants of Hurricane Harvey, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI)’s divisions offer the following guidelines, tips and general information to assist consumers in recovery.

Red River going over it banks in Clarksville Tennessee.

Red River going over it banks in Clarksville Tennessee.

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TEMA, TDCI Issue Consumer Reminder About Portable Fuel Container Risks & Price Gouging Laws

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and InsuranceNashville, TN – The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) and State Fire Marshal’s Office are reminding Tennesseans of the hazards associated with filling portable fuel containers at petroleum stations.

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs says be Wary of Price Gouging following January Storm

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and InsuranceNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) is urging consumers to be wary of potential price gouging following the severe winter storm that swept across Tennessee over the weekend.

Tennessee’s price gouging laws make it unlawful for individuals and businesses to charge unreasonable prices for essential goods and services including gasoline, food, ice, fuel, generators, lodging, storage space, and other necessities in direct response to a disaster regardless of whether that emergency occurred in Tennessee or elsewhere. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs says be wary of Price Gouging following December Storms

 

Tennessee Consumer Affairs Offers Tips to Avoid Price Gouging

Tennessee Department of Commerce and InsuranceNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) is urging consumers to be wary of potential price gouging following the severe storms and tornadoes on December 23rd and December 24th, 2015.

Tennessee’s price gouging laws make it unlawful for individuals and businesses to charge unreasonable prices for essential goods and services including gasoline, food, ice, fuel, generators, lodging, storage space, and other necessities in direct response to a disaster regardless of whether that emergency occurred in Tennessee or elsewhere.

A thunderstorm rages about the Montgomery County Court House.

A thunderstorm rages about the Montgomery County Court House.

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Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance warns Consumers to be on alert for Price Gouging after Winter Storm

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) is cautioning consumers to be alert to potential price gouging following February’s deadly winter ice storms that swept across Tennessee.

Tennessee’s price gouging laws make it unlawful for individuals and businesses to charge unreasonable prices for essential goods and services including gasoline, food, ice, fuel, generators, lodging, storage space, and other necessities in direct response to a disaster regardless of whether that emergency occurred in Tennessee or elsewhere. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs, Attorney General Alerts Tennesseans to Potential Propane Price Gouging During State of Emergency

 

Tennessee Division of Consumer AffairsNashville, TN – Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper and Deputy Commissioner for Tennessee Commerce and Insurance and Acting Consumer Affairs Director Steve Majchrzak are asking all Tennesseans to be alert to potential price gouging on propane during the State of Emergency.

Some individuals may take advantage of consumers by unreasonably or excessively hiking the prices they charge for propane. This illegal practice is called price gouging. «Read the rest of this article»

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