While consumers may have enjoyed a period of lower gas prices recently, that price drop was short-lived. Gas prices spiked in the past week. Nationally, the average price rose from $3.33 to $3.38, while here in Florida prices increased from $3.19 to $3.26. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kristen Botica reports on the causes and effects of this sudden increase.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/WRAPRisingGasPrices.mp3]
Commissioners passionately expressed their disappointments, concerns, rebuttals and hope for the future before unanimously approving a motion to add a discussion of racial and equity disparities to the agenda of the next joint meeting.