State House to examine high energy costs

The House Judiciary Committee next week will open the first of two planned hearings on the high cost of gasoline and heating oil – particularly looking into why Alaskans pay more for fuel even though it is refined in the state. Chairman Jay Ramras says he also wants to see if the hearings themselves will help bring down prices – which have not been reduced here as they have in other parts of the nation.

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Anchorage

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