Article: Oklahoma legislators call to investigate alleged lumber price gouging

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Oklahoma legislators call to investigate alleged lumber price gouging

Robert Dalheim, 02 July 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY – A group of Oklahoma state legislators is calling on the state’s attorney general to investigate allegations of price gouging by lumber producers during COVID-19.

“I have one constituent who is looking at an additional $100,000 in costs due to these increases,” state senator Cody Rogers, R-Tulsa, told KFOR News. ” Lumber prices have shot up four to six times higher than what they were about half a year ago. Sheets of oriented strand board that were previously $11 each are now $48 even though they can be manufactured for less than $4 each. It’s outrageous, and it’s hurt individuals and Oklahoma businesses.” Continue reading “Article: Oklahoma legislators call to investigate alleged lumber price gouging”

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John F. W. Rogers serves as Executive Vice President, the firm’s Chief of Staff and Secretary to the Board of Directors of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.. He oversees Executive Administration and is responsible for the firm’s corporate affairs functions, including public, investor and government relations, as well as corporate engagement. He is also Chairman of the Goldman Sachs Foundation. Mr. Rogers joined Goldman Sachs in 1994. He was named Managing Director in 1997 and Partner in 2000. Previously, Mr. Rogers served as Under Secretary of State for Management at the US Department of State from 1991 to 1993. From 1988 to 1991, he was Executive Vice President of the Oliver Carr Company. Earlier, Mr. Rogers served as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury from 1985 to 1987 and as an Assistant to the President of the United States at the White House from 1981 to 1985.

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