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Put gas money back in pocket

On Tuesday, Rep. April Connors, R-Kennewick, and I introduced House Bill 2040, also known as the Carbon Auction Rebate program.

The bill seeks to provide rebates to Washington motorists suffering from our state’s high gas prices.

This past summer, for the first time, Washington surpassed California for the highest gasoline price in the nation. With the summer travel season behind us, our gasoline prices have fallen, but they are still much higher than our surrounding states.

The average price for gasoline in Washington, according to AAA, is $4.145 for regular, as opposed to the national averag...


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