Gasoline prices aren’t starting off on the right foot in 2012.
The average price of gasoline in Houston rose to $3.12, up 6 cents from the week before, according to AAA gas gauge. Texas saw prices also rise 6 cents to settle at $3.15, and the national average is also up 6 cents to $3.31.
According to the travel agency, Texarkana has the most expensive gas prices in the state at $3.18, and El Paso has the lowest at $3.01.
With those price hikes, Texans are paying 23 cents more than a year ago.