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New record high average gas price per gallon reached in Mississippi, U.S.

By: Frank Corder - May 16, 2022

Governor Reeves says President Biden is setting records in all the wrong places.

On Monday, Mississippi reached a new record high average gas price per gallon, according to AAA.  That average shows the Magnolia State at $4.075 per gallon.

But Mississippi was not alone. The United States reached a new high as well, with $4.483 per gallon.

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves took note of the new records, placing blame on the Biden Administration’s energy policies in a tweet.

“POTUS [Biden] still setting records in all the wrong places,” Reeves wrote, “Today, sky-high diesel.  Instead of forcing Americans to pay more at the pump, Biden should unleash the energy sector to drive down prices.  Red states continuing to pick up his slack & implement common sense energy policies!”

The new high average in Mississippi is up $1.35 from this day last year, and the U.S. high average is up $1.44.

Gas prices have continued to rise since President Joe Biden took office, mostly due to this Administration’s stance on drilling and pipelines, demonizing domestic energy production using fossil fuels.

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Frank Corder

Frank Corder is a native of Pascagoula. For nearly two decades, he has reported and offered analysis on government, public policy, business and matters of faith. Frank’s interviews, articles, and columns have been shared throughout Mississippi as well as in national publications such as the Daily Caller. He is a frequent guest on radio and television, providing insight and commentary on the inner workings of the Magnolia State. Frank has served his community in both elected and appointed public office, hosted his own local radio and television programs, and managed private businesses all while being an engaged husband and father. Email Frank: