While prices are up across the board, the price of energy is seeing the greatest increase. This is resulting in higher prices at the gas pump, higher monthly power bills and higher natural gas bills for many Alabama families.
According to statistics compiled by AAA, the average statewide price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $4.257, way down from the June average price of $4.632 a gallon.
During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" on Thursday, U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) acknowledged the Biden administration's issuances of oil and gas leases but explained they came with onerous requirements.
“The Biden administration wants to install their Green New Deal socialism by forcing Americans to pay sky high prices at the gas station. Unreal,” Rep. Rogers said on his Facebook page.
Congressmen Robert Aderholt and Mo Brooks both urged President Joseph R. Biden (D) to reverse limits on oil exploration and pipeline construction,
During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) argued the pain at the pump was "manufactured on purpose."