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Cali gas price investigations, Gov. action mean little

GasBuddy Blog -- California gasoline prices remain sky high this week, even after Gov. Jerry Brown took action last Sunday, and even after several lawmakers opened an investigation into the obvious: why prices are high.

First, let's start off with the Governor. While I can't say Gov. Brown is keeping prices at the pump high, he sure had plenty of opportunity to jump in to the situation even before gas prices skyrocketed. I personally wrote an article that sounded the warning bells last Tuesday, when the California average for gasoline was a "mere" $4.22/gal. Jerry Brown apparently sat idle as GasBuddy warned its readers with various alerts across numerous platforms. He waited not one day, not two days, not even three days, but he waited five full...


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ggmanOH
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 8:37:08 PM

a classic government botch job, they should vote gov. brown out of office.
isem
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 6:04:16 AM

Déjà vu (really old news)
Crumbfel
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 6:03:15 AM

get it done
gaspumpin
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 6:01:08 AM

Agree with ManOfLeisureII
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 6:00:04 AM

ok
daequitz
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Supply is being manipulated for profit.
ManOfLeisureII
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You vote for these yahoos you get what you deserve.
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:55:08 AM

Political BS
wcp3rd
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:54:59 AM

ok
HEMI4x4OH
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:54:20 AM

OK
jeff95519
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:54:00 AM

weekend repost
AvantiMick
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:51:48 AM

Old.
padlocks2
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:50:50 AM

ok
QuagmireLA
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:50:43 AM

Old news.
jdhelm
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:43:25 AM

you mean Cali's famous female senator can't control her gas (prices)?
Beau2140
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:41:49 AM

Nothing will happen.
Boo1989
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:38:49 AM

"Somehow we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe." steven chu, obama's energy secretary.
Petrock
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:37:28 AM

Get over it! And loosen up on some of your excessive regulations if you really want lower prices!
pbear316
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:34:41 AM

I seem to remember President Nixon tried "fixing" prices. It only made things worse.
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:33:30 AM

The governor is not going to bite the hand that feeds his coffers.
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:31:39 AM

Jerry Brown will save the day! How in the hell did this retread ever get re-elected?
comprof
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:30:19 AM

The last thing we need is more government regulations. They screw up everything they touch. If they want the price down, reduce the regulations and temporarily remove the state tax. Yea!
Aserdaten
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:28:56 AM

Prices spiked 43 cents in four days in California? Outrageous! It can get pretty bad here in Florida sometimes, but no way near that amount (no thanks to our governor and his underlings).
hybridaholic
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:28:19 AM

First off, someone needs to take on big oil and regulate them and that won't happen because they own every politician in the U.S. They put our money that we pay for their overpriced gas where it counts, in the politicians pockets.
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:27:50 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:26:47 AM

Brown way past any prime he ever had
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:25:42 AM

old and worthless
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:23:51 AM

Old
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:23:26 AM

whatever
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:23:04 AM

pepinoNC said "Trust the oil companies not the government.", I wouldn't trust either.
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:20:33 AM

They will hide behind some excuse
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:15:19 AM

I've read this before
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:15:11 AM

Trust the oil companies not the government.
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:12:04 AM

It's about time somebody started investigating something.
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:11:47 AM

Truck it in from other states
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:09:43 AM

Old news.
1Boog
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:08:50 AM

of course it means little!!
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:08:27 AM

It's a never ending story.
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:06:59 AM

Stale story at this date.
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:03:45 AM

Did not expect any
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 4:56:45 AM

old news
VB_Richard
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 4:55:11 AM

OK, Cali is special!!
momster1
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 4:52:40 AM

Ok
DisMusBeDaPlaz
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 4:51:00 AM

After all, that is where the wealth and celebs are located.
tomok
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 4:49:59 AM

Cali gas price investigations, Gov. action mean little and NO ACTION or active INVESTIGATIONS! NOTHING! Sit on your hands, Do nothing and Do Not draw Attention to Yourself, Governor!
Big Oil continues to sell fuel and natural gas on the world market for higher prices, there will be NO price reduction for the cost of fuel or natural gas IN the US. No new refineries or producing less fuel for higher prices at the pump. 'Coming out of the closet' Fred's lousy, smoke and mirrors, lack of jobs, dog and pony show and in the crapper economy, the jobs are Not here. Fred's economy is not improving but continues to hurt the population and the job numbers continue to be down – no matter how smoooooth talking Fred spins those numbers! People will still drive and buy fuel no matter what but it sure helps to have a job too!
The US ‘oil and natural gas resources’ belong to the citizens of this country and are to be used by those same citizens! Speculators, manipulators and the banks continue to unfairly and unjustly make the driving public pay higher prices at the pump for their personal greedy benefit.
How much will gas prices go up and they will rise, the trend is always up with fuel prices. The price at the pump needs to go down to $2/gallon, $3, $3.50/gallon or $4.00 this is Not the new low!
Whatever the size or shape of the vehicle, Produce and ‘Drive’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
XII/XXII/MMXII!
leeso1
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 4:49:46 AM

yawn
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 4:32:18 AM

old
BAN_e10_GAS
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 4:29:32 AM

CHANGE THE TOPIC ALREADY--There are 49 other states + Canada using this website. They DON'T do the stupid things that California does. You can't fix stupid, but you can tax it. California is paying the "stupid" tax. GET OVER IT!!

[Edited by: BAN_e10_GAS at 10/14/2012 4:31:08 AM EST]
krobp46
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 4:28:47 AM

Way too old News
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ok
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 4:16:06 AM

Jerry,Jerry,Jerry.................
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