Arizona Republicans unveil plan they say can keep Valley gas prices from spiking

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  • Source: KTAR News
  • 12/15/2023

PHOENIX – Arizona Republican lawmakers unveiled a plan Wednesday they say can provide relief at the pump by easing gas price volatility in metro Phoenix.

“It really boils down to a free-market solution that we’re proposing here,” state Senate President Warren Petersen told KTAR News 92.3 FM’s The Mike Broomhead Show shortly after Republicans announced their plan at a press conference Wednesday. “It took us awhile to figure it out, but … the Arizona Legislature can make a huge difference on this.”

Why do metro Phoenix gas prices spike at times?

Maricopa County gas stations are required to sell different fuel blends at different times of the year to meet U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements. It’s one of the reasons Phoenix-area drivers typically see higher prices at the pump than the rest of the state and nation.

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Source: KTAR News

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