Here in Wisconsin the price of gas per gallon has increased slightly to $3.715, a 36 cent per gallon increase compared to one month ago, and the same price as one year ago.
Gas prices throughout the United States have continued to trend upward over the past several weeks, due to increasing oil prices.
Consumers have faced steep gas prices throughout the past year, as demand continues to rebound in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic and as a result of sanctions on Russian imports while the war in Ukraine continues to rage.
The average cost for gas in Wisconsin and throughout the nation has continued to steadily decrease throughout the past few weeks, based on recent data from the American Automobile Association (AAA).
If the trend continues, Wisconsinites can expect to see additional gas price decreases in the coming weeks.
Emergency Order #170, which forbids price gouging of gasoline and diesel, was signed by Governor Tony Evers.