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Is your favorite Connecticut gas station observing the state's Gas Tax Holiday? According to many different news sources, the .25 cent per gallon tax has been suspended until the end of June, but some gas stations are ignoring the law.

Over 160 gas station complaints have reached the desk of Connecticut's Attorney General, William Tong, which has led Tong to mail out 83 letters to various service stations requesting specifics about their pricing.

Lawmakers put this temporary law into place to give CT motorists a price break at the pumps. Let's do the math. Before the Gas Tax Holiday, let's say the price was $4.29 per gallon. To fill your 15-gallon tank, the cost would be approximately $64.35. Here's the lowdown from Governor Lamont.

Subtract .25 cents from $4.29 a gallon, and now gas only costs $4.04 per gallon. Are you still with me? The total cost to fill your tank is only $60.60, a savings of $3.75, which is not a big deal if you only fill it up once a week. Commuters who are filling up three times per week would be saving $11.25 per week or $45 per month.

According to CT Insider, The Shell station at 84 North St. in Danbury dropped its price from $4.79 to $3.94 a gallon. That's .84 cents a gallon, whereas Gulf Express at 28 Main St., Danbury, only dropped their price by 9 cents a gallon from $4.29 to $4.20.

Are your favorite gas stations following the law? If you're on the lookout for the cheapest gas prices in Connecticut, you can always click on gasbuddy.com.

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