NEWS: Gas is getting more and more expensive. California lawmakers demand an investigation

With California’s gas prices being among the highest in the nation, lawmakers started asking questions after the California Energy Commission found an unexplained surcharge in September 2017, costing Californians over $17 billion since February 2017. A week ago, nineteen Democrat lawmakers sent a letter to Attorney General Xavier Becerra asking for an investigation of the matter. A spokesperson for the Western States Petroleum Association responded that it was a matter of supply and demand, citing higher production costs, cap-and-trade, and the Low Carbon Fuel Standard.

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