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Wednesday, April 26, 2006

The day in campaigns

Posted By on Wed, Apr 26, 2006 at 4:32 PM

Besides what we already have highlighted today, other campaign developments include:

* Democratic attorney general candidate Dustin McDaniel unveiled a three-point plan to combat rising gas prices that consists of investigating oil companies that raise prices more than two times in one day, investing in bio-fuel development (specifically requiring the use of two percent bio-diesel in every gallon of diesel) and strict enforcement of the state’s price gouging laws.

* Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Bill Halter announced raising over $300,000 during the month of April (which will be reported by the May 15 reporting deadline). Spokesman Bud Jackson said most of the money came from people who previously contributed to Halter's campaign for governor, although new contributors gave as well.

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