Gas Prices Rising

In Chicago, motorists are paying $4.31 a gallon, according to the AAA. That’s a whopping 48 cents more than the national average at $3.83 a gallon. At these prices, motorists in Chicago are paying a staggering 80.2 cents per gallon in taxes, or nearly 20%. The graphic below shows the breakdown of the various federal, state and local taxes on gas:

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