McConnon Interviewed on Gas Prices

UMaine economist Jim McConnon was interviewed by Bangor TV station WLBZ for a report on rising gas prices in Maine. McConnon said there are a number of different reasons for prices being so steep, including high oil prices and instability in the Middle East. Average gas prices in Maine right now are second highest in New England, McConnon added.

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