Auditors say an agency can do a better job inspecting gas station pumps to make sure consumers are getting what they pay for.
According to AAA Michigan, prices at the pump have risen about 3 cents during the past week to a statewide average of about $3.66 per gallon.
GasBuddy.com says prices are down 15 cents in the past week to an average of $3.56. That’s 11 cents lower than one year ago.
AAA Michigan says gas prices have risen about 30 cents during the past week to a statewide average of around$3.83 per gallon.
Following last month’s sudden spike, relief at the pump didn’t last long in metro Detroit.
As of Sunday, June 23rd, gas prices in Detroit had fallen 28.8 cents per gallon, according to GasBuddy, and were averaging $3.55 for a gallon of regular unleaded.
Based on the latest surveys from AAA Michigan and GasBuddy.com, gas prices in Detroit have fallen about 27 cents per gallon in the past week.
“Gas retailers are warned: we are watching and will not hesitate to take action if you hurt consumers and break Michigan law,” said Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette.
With gas prices in Michigan the highest in the continental United States, state House Democrats are calling for an investigation.
For the second straight week, AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide continue to be the highest in the Continental United States.