Gas prices in Minnesota reached their highest level ever recorded Wednesday, according to AAA.
The average Minnesotan is now paying $4.33 per gallon. The previous record was $4.27 set in 2013.
Just a month ago, average prices were as low as $3.90. Prices have climbed 14 cents in just one week.
Nationally, gas prices are setting a new record every day. The current national average stands at $4.67 per gallon.
President Joe Biden continues to blame record gas prices on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but prices increased by almost 50% between the president’s first day in office and the first day of the war.
A new poll found that most Americans believe Biden’s policies, not the war in Ukraine, are to blame for rising food and energy prices.
Just a year ago, Minnesotans were paying $2.83 for gas, meaning average prices have increased by $1.50.