With almost 40 million Americans hitting the road for the Independence Day holiday, AAA is warning they will find gas prices more than 50 cents higher than last year.
Rubio and Nelson teamed up on Thursday to send U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, a letter on the matter.
Tourism added $112 billion to Florida’s economy last year and employed more than 1.4 million residents of the Sunshine State last year.
With July now halfway over, Floridians can expect to see some changes in gas prices in the weeks to come, according to a report released on Monday.
With summer nearing its end, gas prices in the nation and across the Sunshine State are starting to drop though they are still 50 cents more per gallon than this time last year.
Across Florida, candidates running in next month’s Republican primaries are showcasing their stances on immigration and trying to use it as wedge issue to beat the competition.
With more supply and less demand, gas prices slipped four cents over last week, according to a study from AAA released on Monday.
Backed by the Estuary Caucus, Posey was able to add the funds as part of the Interior and Environment Appropriations bill.
Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group, weighed in on the study on Monday, saying gas prices should continue to drop in Florida in the days to come.
Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group, said prices across the nation are starting to dip due to a slight drop in oil prices though he warned that drivers should continue to expect to see some volatility when it comes to gas prices.