Jamie Court

President of Consumer Watchdog

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President of Consumer Watchdog and author of Making a Killing: HMO's and the Threat to Your Health and and The Progressives Guide to Raising Hell: How to Win Grassroots Campaigns, Pass Ballot Box Laws, and Get the Change We Voted For

Jamie Court on KCRW

Californians could get a rebate to ease the cost of gas, which averages $5.57/gallon today. Some stations are charging even more. Why are prices so high?

Newsom proposes gas rebate as prices exceed $5/gallon. Why so high?

Californians could get a rebate to ease the cost of gas, which averages $5.57/gallon today. Some stations are charging even more. Why are prices so high?

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Two years ago,  Southern California Gas asked state officials to approve a rate hike .

Is California’s Infrastructure Safe?

Two years ago, Southern California Gas asked state officials to approve a rate hike .

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Prop 45 is on the November ballot, just over 4 weeks away. California’s elected Insurance Commissioner controls what you pay for insurance on your home and your car.

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Prop 45 is on the November ballot, just over 4 weeks away. California’s elected Insurance Commissioner controls what you pay for insurance on your home and your car.

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