Adam Beam and Don Thompson

Government, Business, Fuel

Gas Prices Prompt Newsom to Seek Rebate for California Drivers

California Gov. Gavin Newsom California Gov. Gavin Newsom delivers his annual State of the State address in Sacramento, Calif., March 8. (Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press)

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