Lawmakers Can Address Consumer Ills (Craig Douglass On Consumers) by Craig Douglass Posted 3/4/2013 12:00 am Updated 4 years ago Economic uncertainty coupled with less disposable income, which has been exacerbated by higher gas prices means consumers have been trading down to lower-price retailers. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.