It is almost a given that the price of gasoline will differ from one trip to the pump to the next. Everything from supply and demand to consumer habits, technological innovations and global conflicts have an impact on the price. Gas fuels much of what makes up modern life, leaving households to grapple with decision-making spurred by fluctuating prices. Watch this video to explore this complex, decades-long question.
For more on energy and gas taxes in Texas, see our September 2022 and July 2019 issues of Fiscal Notes. Explore the subject with outside reading from the U.S. Energy Information Administration and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.