The Connecticut House of Representatives has given final legislative approval to a bill supporters say addresses rising gasoline prices and protects consumers from alleged profiteering and price gouging in the state.
Days after Connecticut Democratic lawmakers announced plans to tackle high fuel prices by capping the gross receipts tax on wholesale gas and other measures, Republicans are countering with their own proposals.
AAA says the average price of regular gas has climbed past $4 a gallon in Connecticut.
East Coast refineries are likely to close in advance of Hurricane Irene’s arrival this weekend, analysts say. The shutdowns are already boosting gasoline prices.
The AAA auto club says the average price of regular gas in Connecticut is dropping toward $4 a gallon again, but it’s still the second highest in the country behind Hawaii’s price.
The Department of Consumer Protection has determined seven gas stations in southern Connecticut sold bad gasoline that caused problems for more than 100 motorists.
A company that acquired 88 gas stations in Connecticut from Exxon Mobil Corp. earlier this year is being sued on allegations it forced station operators to pay 17 cents to 22 cents more per gallon of gas when it took over.
Proposals to add another three cents to the state’s 25-cent-per-gallon excise tax aren’t sitting well with many motorists.
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) _ AAA Southern New England says gasoline prices have hit $4 a gallon in Connecticut with no cost declines in sight, while industry officials are placing some blame on state taxes. The […]
Connecticut motorists can’t blame higher gasoline prices on the cost of oil alone.