Economy

Gas Prices Are Going Up In These 5 States On Monday

Despite a booming econmy, state governments wants more money.

On Monday, five states will be hiking their gas taxes according to Fox Business:

  • California will see a rise 5.6 cents per gallon, to 47.3 cents per gallon from 41.7 cents.
  • Ohio will see an increase of 10.5 cents
  • Illinois is seeing a doubling of the gas tax—from 19 cents per gallon to 38 cents
  • South Carolina is only seeing a two-cent per gallon hike
  • Tennessee is only seeing a modest 1 cent per gallon increase.

According to AAA, Americans who live in the Western U.S. are paying more at the pump than most other places.

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