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California Assembly advances Newsom’s ‘price gouging’ bill

Source: Yahoo News

“Californians pay far more for gas than they should,” State Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin, who presented the bill, said on the assembly floor on Monday.

“The last spike in prices cost our constituents millions of dollars, while the oil companies were pocketing huge profits,” Irwin continued. “But inexplicably, even when we are not experiencing a spike, we pay higher prices than other states.”