Government, Business, Fuel

Gas Prices Prompt Newsom to Seek Rebate for California Drivers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed sending money back to taxpayers to offset record-high gas prices but rejected calls to increase oil drilling, saying he wants to free the state “once and for all from the grasp of petro-dictators.”

Adam Beam and Don Thompson | Associated Press
March 9, 2022