Wayne Winegarden Discusses the Cost Benefits of Eliminating Wisconsin’s Minimum Markup Law in the Madison Reporter

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PRI senior fellow in business and economics Wayne Winegarden was interviewed by the Madison Reporter on the cost benefits of eliminating Wisconsin’s minimum markup law than a gas tax holiday.

“Eliminating the minimum markup law would create a healthier competitive environment and have beneficial cost implications in the longer-run than a gas tax holiday,” Winegarden said. “Further, the elimination of the tax has implications for the maintenance budgets for roads and highways. Eliminating minimum markups creates a more efficient pricing environment with long-term benefits and no broader cost offset (other than the elimination of protected margins).”



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