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Fuel price unacceptable

A short three years ago, motorists in Eastern Washington could buy regular unleaded gasoline for as little as $1.97 per gallon in several areas – George, Pasco, Quincy, to name a few. Diesel didn’t cost much more.

Farmers could afford to fill their fuel tanks and shipping companies could keep their trucks moving at a reasonable price. And you and I could afford to drive personal vehicles – a necessity when you live and work in Eastern Washington.

As a result, rural residents could afford to buy groceries and pay their mortgages.

Those were the days.

Fast forward 3 years.

Under failed tax-and-s...


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