Lawmakers Can Address Consumer Ills (Craig Douglass On Consumers) by Craig Douglass Posted 3/4/2013 12:00 am Updated 5 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 articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.