Why California is paying nearly 70% more for gasoline at the pump than the rest of the country

Why California is paying nearly 70% more for gasoline at the pump than the rest of the country

California has pretty much always paid much more than the nation for gasoline at the pump, in part due to higher taxes and a more expensive blend of fuel, but an average price that's nearly 70% more than just about everyone else in the U.S. is a bit extreme.