Cap-and-trade driving gas price hike
Last updated 1/31/2023 at 8:22am
Why are WA gas prices rising while prices in other states remain same?
I’ll tell you why: Gov. Jay Inslee’s environmental laws, approved by legislative Democrats two years ago.
You’ll recall that earlier I wrote about how wholesale gasoline and diesel prices had risen sharply in early January due to the “cap-and-tax” law that went into effect Jan. 1.
During his weekly meeting with reporters last week, Inslee was asked about reports that his cap-and-tax legislation had already raised the price of gas by 10 cents a gallon.
The governor responded by denying that his costly environ...