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Matthew Zais: American Energy Interests in Iraq Are Under Direct Attack by Iran

American energy interests in the Middle East remain under attack. On June 22, Iranian-backed Iraqi militias again targeted Kurdistan and its largest gas facility, which is partially financed by the U.S. government, three times...

Matt Schellenberg: Biden’s Comments About Gas Prices Show He Has No Grasp on Economics

Over the past weekend, President Joe Biden said gas stations should lower the prices of gasoline $2 a gallon because the cost of a barrel of gas has dropped $15--showing that our president doesn't...

Vern Buchanan Doubles Down on Call to Increase Domestic Energy Production

This week, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., doubled down in his calls to expand energy oil production and accused the Biden administration of standing in the way. Towards the end of last month, Buchanan unveiled...

High Gas Prices Bad News For Democrats With Elections Ahead

New polls show most Americans blame President Joe Biden for the large increases in gas prices-- and voters could out their frustration on Democrats in November. A poll from Fox News shows 67 percent of...
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Florida’s Senators Urge Federal Government to Quickly Move Employees Back to In-Person Work

Last week, Florida’s U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--joined more than three dozen of their Republican colleagues last week in signing a letter led by U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., in a letter...

AAA: Florida Has ‘Some of the Most Expensive Prices at the Pump in Nearly...

According to a new report from AAA, at the start of the week, the average gallon of gas in Florida cost $3.01, the same as over the Independence Day holiday weekend last week. 

AAA: ‘This Will be the Most Expensive Independence Day at the Gas Pump in...

“The price this Independence Day will be nearly a dollar more than last year. Pump prices last year were severely depressed due to low demand because of the pandemic. In 2019, holiday travelers paid an average price of $2.68,” AAA noted. 

Gas Prices in Florida Drop Slightly as Summer Officially Begins

"Florida drivers got a break from rising gas prices last week, and it appears that trend could continue this week," said Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group.

AAA Expects Gas Prices to Increase in Florida as Crude Oil Prices Rise

“The price of crude rose five percent last week. The price for US crude (WTI) settled at $69.62 per barrel on Friday, the highest daily settlement since October 2018. Gasoline futures also increased three percent,” AAA noted. 

Gas Prices Slip Slightly in Florida as Memorial Day Weekend Looms

"Unless pump prices suddenly rise this week, holiday travelers will find gas prices that are slightly below what they paid on Memorial Day 2018," said Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group.

AAA: Gas Prices in Florida Have Recovered From High Demand After Colonial Pipeline Outage

Although Tallahassee is the only major market directly serviced by the Colonial Pipeline, outages were reported at various filling stations throughout the state due to ‘panic buying,’” AAA noted.
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Florida Can Expect Travel and Tourism to Pick Up Over Memorial Day Weekend

AAA released a study on Tuesday showing that more than 37 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles over Memorial Day, a 60 percent increase from last year and a sign that more and more people are putting the pandemic in the rearview mirror.