Here’s to the Hummers

DEAD PICTURE - Gasoline prices at $2.00+ and a pedestrian 'walk' sign.The day’s gasoline prices are displayed at a service station Friday, March 26, 2004, in Chicago. Rising fuel prices affect Illinoins’ business large and small, from Bloomington-based State Farm, whose nationwide fleet burned 12.5 million gallons of gasoline last year, to pizza delivery drivers like college sophmore Dan Okrasinski, who figures he spends an hour delivering pizzas every week just to cover the extra cost of filling his tank. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

I think gas should cost more. It would make people make more appropriate transportation decisions. I would raise state-wide gasoline taxes to actually pay for road construction (and fund public transportation).