Report: Gas prices are up 51% in Colorado

By Matt Connelly
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new report in Axios Denver this morning highlights a 22% increase in gas prices in Denver since this time last year and a 51% increase in Colorado from the end of December to Feb. 20:

Denver drivers are paying some of the highest gas prices in the country, the latest GasBuddy data shows.

By the numbers: A gallon of gas in Denver costs an average of $3.99 as of Feb. 1, a spike of 22% compared to a year ago — the highest jump among more than 20 major metro areas analyzed by Axios.

Meanwhile, the average cost of gasoline across all of Colorado was up 51%, at $4.10, from the end of December to Feb. 20, according to a new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Read the full story on Axios HERE.

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Matt Connelly is the founder of Campfire Colorado. Follow him on Twitter @MattConnelly.