FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 13, 2015
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Senator Gaines Calls For Immediate Measures To Combat Skyrocketing Gas Prices
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today called on Governor Brown and state regulators to take any and all immediate measures available to stop the recent, massive spike in California gasoline prices.
“This overnight price explosion is killing California families and businesses and we cannot afford one more day,” said Senator Gaines. “The California Air Resources Board needs to immediately suspend the expensive special ‘summer blend’ requirement so we can import more gas now. We need to defer the gasoline excise tax. Not in a week or a month but this very minute.” Continue reading