The statewide average for March was $4.10, according to the monthly survey by the Triple-A Chicago Motor Club.
“The oil companies last year made $137 billion in profit. They can certainly afford to sacrifice $4 billion in federal subsidies.”
Many stand accused, including oil companies, the president, Congress, speculators on Wall Street and worries that the earth is running out of oil.
Clay urges responsibility on the part of the federal government.