Person at Gas Station

Modernizing Minnesota’s infrastructure not only helps small businesses, but it also keeps energy costs affordable for families and farmers across the state.

Running a small business is rarely smooth sailing, but the bumpiest rides we endured were when gas prices hit $4 a gallon in 2008 and 2013. It was a terrible time for small businesses and tough on independent gas dealers whose profit margins range closer to pennies on the gallon. We made it through, but many others in our industry didn’t. Consumers bore the brunt.

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