Motorists will continue to get a break at the gas pumps in Georgia.
Governor Brian Kemp just extended the suspension of the state’s 29 cent gas tax through at least September 12.
Kemp first announced he was suspending the state’s gas tax in March to give Georgians a break at the gas pumps as the nation was dealing with record-high gas prices. Since the temporary suspension was announced, Georgia’s average gas price has often been the lowest in the nation. It’s currently 45 cents below the national average for a gallon of regular gas.
“Because we suspended the motor fuel tax, the cost of a regular gallon of gas in Georgia has consistently been one of the lowest in the nation, ” said Kemp.