What They’re Saying: Inflation Pummels Wisconsinites at the Pump June 6, 2022 [Madison, WI] – Across Wisconsin, families are hurting from Democrat-fueled inflation at the pump. As the state average hits $4.80 a gallon, prices in communities like Milwaukee and Kenosha have already topped $5 per gallon following a year of massive spending and anti-energy policies under Joe Biden. Meanwhile, without Wisconsin Republicans, gas prices would be even higher had Tony Evers gotten his way and raised the gas tax. Wisconsinites need leaders who will take real steps to lower prices – not ask taxpayers to fund even more bloated government spending. Read what they’re saying on crushing gas prices across Wisconsin: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Gas prices soar across Milwaukee, U.S., and Wisconsin; Milwaukee/Waukesha metro average highest ever at $5.11 a gallon The average price for a gallon of regular gas in the Milwaukee/Waukesha metro area stood at $5.11 on Monday, the highest average price ever, according to travel organization AAA and its Daily Fuel Gauge report. The price in the metro area is up 48 cents a gallon since last week. For the state of Wisconsin, the average price per gallon is $4.81, also the highest average price ever. The price has risen 39 cents a gallon since last week. Fox 6: Wisconsin gas prices top $5; drivers beyond frustrated Wisconsinites are not holding back in describing their frustration with rising fuel costs. There was anger and even some swearing as Wisconsin drivers take in this new price increase. Pain at the pump is turning into… fury at the pump. “It’s (expletive),” said Patrick Bailey. Channel 3000: Wisconsin, Dane County hit record high gas price Monday The state average for a gallon of regular gas came in at $4.80 Monday, according to AAA’s forecast. Diesel was more than a dollar more, at $5.25. The price is still below the national average at $4.87, diesel at $5.65. Dane County’s average cost is at $4.70, also a record, according to AAA. That’s up 70 cents from a month ago and almost two dollars from last year. Seehafer News: Inflation Crushes Wisconsinites at the Pump We began tracking gas prices one year ago, and the changes we have seen in that time are staggering. The average price per gallon of fuel in the seven counties surrounding Manitowoc County at the start of June 2021 was $2.86. According to the AAA Gas Prices webpage, as of this morning, that average is now at $4.33, which is a jump of $1.47. WAOW: Gas prices in Wisconsin: Almost 2 dollars higher than a year ago Gas prices continue to rise in Wisconsin and across the country… As of 11:50 a.m., the average price for the a gallon of gas in the Wausau area is $4.89. Last month’s average was $4.03 and last year’s average was $2.90. Fox 11: Wisconsin gas prices move closer to $5 a gallon Average gasoline prices in Green Bay have risen 41.4 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.78/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 127 stations in Green Bay. Prices in Green Bay are 70.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.95/g higher than a year ago. The price of diesel has risen 11.5 cents nationally in the past week and stands at $5.62 per gallon.