150.00
Estimated additional dollars each Washington driver will pay for gas this summer over last, according to a report commissioned by Senator Maria Cantwell
672.00
Total in millions of dollars in additional gas costs to be paid in the state this summer
12.00
Percent drop in amount Washingtonians will spend on travel this summer—compared to 2010—due to higher gas prices, according to AAA estimates
9.00
Number of times Cantwell used the word “scheme” in a May speech on the Senate floor in reference to oil market speculators—the alleged culprits of higher gas prices in the Northwest