Your summer vacation might be getting more expensive.
The national average for a gallon of gas has hit $5 – a new all-time high, according to AAA.
With the cost of so many things increasing, some think something more needs to be done and state republicans are calling for a special legislative session to help folks out.
With fill-ups now costing as much as $100 or more, drivers in Connecticut are paying a near record for regular – almost $5 a gallon - and $6.16 for diesel, according to AAA.
“I miss being kind of not pouring my life savings into gas,” said Steve Torlai of Torrington.
“Trying to plan vacations and take trips with your kids and you have to take into consideration how much it’s going to cost you in gas,” said Brittany Teddick of Torrington.
To help provide some relief, state republicans are now traveling the state to promote a plan they call An Affordable Connecticut with ideas for tax cuts.
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