Gasoline prices have bounded about 20-cents a gallon in the past month in Iowa. While consumers are being socked, farmers face much higher expenses to bring in the expected record corn and soybean crops. Congressman Tom Latham, a republican from Alexander, blames the Clinton Administration for the perpetually high price of gas. He says the administration has no energy policy and that is hurting the U-S.Latham says it appears “for political purposes,” the President has allowed the state of New York to tap into the strategic oil reserves to get gasoline and lower prices with the greater supply. Latham says that’s particularly frustrating.First Lady Hillary Clinton is running for a U-S Senate seat in New York. Gas prices last month averaged 1-39 a gallon in Iowa. The DNR’s September survey won’t be out until Monday, but analysts expected it to be about 20-cents a gallon higher than the August numbers.
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