State lawmakers are feeling the heat on high gas prices. They're getting calls, letters, and e-mails from constituents who are complaining about rising gas prices and demanding that something be done.

Wisconsin Rapids Democrat Marlin Schneider is calling for the Assembly to schedule action on his bill that would increase penalties for price gouging. Schneider says there's a giant rip-off going on at the pump from oil companies who have gotten used to the idea that they increase prices without reason.

Schneider says price jumps of more than six cents a day are unexplainable and intolerable.

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