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One-Third Have Changed Fourth of July Plans Due to High Gas Prices


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One-third of Americans have changed their Fourth of July plans due to high gas prices, an Emerson College Poll released Friday found.

The survey, taken June 28-29 among 1,271 registered voters, found that 33 percent have actively changed their travel plans this holiday weekend due to consistently high gas prices.

“Regarding airfare, 18% have changed plans because of issues with plane travel,” the survey found.

The results come as gas prices remain high, standing at an average of $4.842 on Friday after reaching an all-time high of $5.016 on June 14. Even so, gas prices are still well over $2.40 higher than on former President Donald Trump’s last full day in office on January 19, 2021. At the time, the gas price average stood at $2.38.

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Not only that, but the cost of throwing a Fourth of July weekend cookout has jumped drastically, up 17 percent from last year, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF):

Survey results showed the retail price for 2 pounds of ground beef at $11.12, up 36% from last year. Meanwhile, the Agriculture Department’s Producer Price Index ind… (Read more)

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