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Lack of competition keeps Alaska gas costly

Published: June 29, 2012

COMPASS: Other points of view

By SEN. BILL WIELECHOWSKI

Every Alaskan knows the feeling. You see a commercial on TV advertising a great new deal, but in small print at the bottom of the screen, “except in Alaska or Hawaii.” Many Alaskans accept this as a cost of living in our great state. But there is one area where this shouldn’t apply and that’s gasoline prices.