“I look forward to applying my passion for construction and transportation to Ballard Partners’ clients in this new endeavor and am grateful for the opportunity to continue strengthening transportation policy and overall economic growth in Florida.”
Overnight, President Trump authorized the release of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in an effort to balance the market,” AAA noted.
AAA released a study on Monday showing the average gallon of gas in Florida cost $2.43 on Sunday, up seven cents from the start of last week. The national average stood at $2.59 a gallon on Sunday.
With the new school year starting across most parts of Florida this week, gas prices continue to decline in the Sunshine State--though two prominent university towns have some of the most expensive gasoline in the state.
On Monday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., called on U.S. Interior Sec. David Bernhardt to support the expedited completion of the Tamiami Trail Next Steps project. Rubio wrote Bernhardt asking for his assistance in ensuring that National Park Service design...
"Gasoline supplies are at record highs, according to the latest report from the EIA. That's because refineries had been running hard to meet seasonal demand for both heating oil and exports. In doing so, they were left with more gasoline than there was demand for. State averages could drop another 3-5 cents in the next 7-10 days as a result."
AAA released a report on Tuesday showing the average gallon of gas in Florida cost $2.60 on Sunday, the lowest in two months and considerably under the national average of $2.83 a gallon.
Gas prices in Florida rose, on average, 11 cents a gallon on Wednesday but they are starting to drop again according to a new report from AAA.
“Prices should slip lower this week, due to falling futures prices on the stock market,” Jenkins said. “However, demand historically remains strong through August, which should prevent prices from slipping anywhere near the lows we saw last year."
In Osceola County, voters can approve or shoot down a one percent sales tax increase while Volusia County ponders a proposal which raises the sales tax one-half of one percent.