DeSantis calls for over $1 billion in gas tax relief

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday said he is proposing over $1 billion in tax relief to help lower gas prices in Florida.

DeSantis spoke at a news conference in Daytona, Florida, where he said the state legislature is looking to remove the 26.5 cents per gallon state gas tax, which would, in turn, lead to gas stations lowering their prices. DeSantis said he spoke to multiple gas stations, including Buc-ee’s and Wawa, all of whom said they would lower their gas prices if the relief is passed by the legislature.