|Contact: Gene Guilford firstname.lastname@example.org or Chris Herb email@example.com|
|For Immediate Release February 15, 2011|
CT LEADS REGION WITH HIGHEST MOTOR FUEL TAXES - ALREADY
Gasoline and diesel prices continue to rise in our state, and across America. Here is background on the issue from ICPA. ICPA represents the majority of the local gasoline and diesel fuel distributors who own the majority of the service stations and convenience stores in Connecticut.
1. At a statewide average price for regular of $3.34 a gallon, local
retailers have not passed along the full extent of their wholesale costs
and other state operating expenses. If they had, the average would be
$3.50 a gallon. See >
ICPA represents more than 576 Connecticut based independent businesses. These businesses serve more than 680,000 heating fuels consumers, employ 13,000 Connecticut citizens at the majority of our state's 1,600 motor fuels outlets and 600 heating fuels retailers. ICPA's offices are at 10 Alcap Ridge, Cromwell, CT 06416. For more information about today's Press Release, contact Gene Guilford or Chris Herb.