The price of gas isn't going up, the value of the dollar is going down. Also, gas prices include state gas taxes and some states have a whooper of a gas tax.
An ABC consumer report shows Highest Gas Price Recorded in March...The West Coast was once again the most expensive region with an average gas price of $4.23, up almost 2 cents from last week, with an increase of over 37 cents from a year ago. The least expensive was the Rocky Mountain region with $3.62 a gallon.
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