Connecticut breaks gas price record; Long Island expects $5 per gallon soon
Connecticut has broken its highest recorded average for the price of gas, hitting $4.41 a gallon.
AAA Northeast said the previous state record was $4.39 in July 2008.
The statewide average has increased 6 cents since Tuesday after President Biden banned Russian fossil fuel imports to support Ukraine in the war effort.
The national average is 8 cents higher on Wednesday than Tuesday at $4.25.
On Long Island, gas prices are usually a quarter more per gallon than the national average. The island is expected to reach $5 a gallon by mid-March.