By Taxpayers Association of Oregon
The Wall Street Journal recently headlined the warning that California gas may be approaching $5 a gallon. This is in part to their Carbon Tax and various carbon regulations — something that Oregon is mimicking. Oregon already has the hidden gas tax (Low Carbon Fuel Standard) which drives up prices. Oregon higher-than-national-average gas taxes also drive up prices.
This is why Oregon is among the higher gas price states according to AAA (6/1/2021). more here