Schumer Speaks Out Against Gas Gouging

Kingston, NY – New York Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer released a survey at gas stations throughout the Hudson Valley, where he announced a proposal to make the oil companies use their excess profits to pay for recovery efforts along the Gulf Coast. In addition, Schumer asked residents in the region to participate in his new "Gouge Watch" program.

WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie was there.