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Lawmakers deliberate minimum markup law

Small gasoline dealers say they need the minimum markup law to stay competitive.

Opponents of Wisconsin's law say it has cost drivers up to 30 cents a gallon over the last few years.

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is keeping the question active after deciding a business group will be allowed to appeal a ruling earlier this year that struck the law down. Wisconsin's attorney general had decided not to appeal.

The Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association argues it would hurt hundreds of businesses.

The appeals court ruled that group does have standing in this case.