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by: WTNH.com staff
Posted: May 29, 2018 / 06:22 PM EDT
Updated: May 29, 2018 / 06:22 PM EDT
Gas prices are on the rise across the nation, and Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal wants the federal government to do something about it.
He was at a Shell station in Hartford on Tuesday, calling on President Donald Trump to take action to lower prices.
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“He can exert pressure on Saudi Arabia and all the OPEC nations. He can also pursue action through the World Trade Organization — the WTO,” Sen. Blumenthal said.
The average price of gas in Connecticut is $3.15, up three cents in the last week alone.
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