Consider This...Government needs to give us relief at the pump - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Consider This...Government needs to give us relief at the pump

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

I don't know about you, but I'm getting sick and tired of seeing the prices on these signs. Gas prices are out of control and it's time the government does something about it. Higher gas prices drive up the  price of just about everything else we buy and folks have cut their budgets to the bone.

Officials says they won't get involved until it is an emergency. Well, they are obviously all out of touch with reality. People are going broke while oil companies make record profits, and politicians are chauffeured around in cars filled with gas they didn't pay for. 

Consider this:

Frankly, I don't have the answer but what I do see is this administration giving tax breaks to companies making record profits, like GM and GE, while the American people struggle to pay their bills. 

I also know that part of what we pay at the pump goes directly to the government.  So how about getting rid of tax breaks for companies that don't need them and give us that relief at the pump.

Write your elected officials and tell them how you feel.  Tell them to start earning your vote.

[To contact Rep. Randy Neugebauer, click here.]

[To contact Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, click here.]

We want to know what you think. Voice your opinion by e-mailing us at considerthis@kcbd.com or write us at:

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