Baton Rouge, La (NBC33) — Summer temperatures are on the rise, and so are gas prices across the capital city.
According to AAA, the average price for gas in Baton Rouge is $3.52 a gallon.
The national average is 11 cents higher at $3.63.
Everyone, including busness owners, are feeling the strain of rising gas prices.
"Rising gas prices is gonna affect all of us, but in particular for us in the contracting business, it affects every price we have to quote because our job costs go up because of transportation costs." said Wes Thomas, Owner of a Painting Business