Wednesday, April 26

Bee County leaders urging boycott of Exxon Mobil

As one of the people who drive a gas guzzling SUV I watch gas prices sharply. And about 2 weeks ago I got an e-mail urging a boycott of EXXON and see now that someone is actually going to try to do something.

Jeorge ZarazuaExpress-News Staff Writer

BEEVILLE — Texans don't like to be messed with, especially in this rugged South Texas county not far from some of the state's major independence battlefields.

So, it was only a matter of time before Bee County Judge Jimmy Martinez said someone had to stand up to tackle a national epidemic striking at the heart — and pockets — of local residents: Rising gas prices.

This week, Bee County became the first in the state, possibly the country, to pass a resolution asking motorists to boycott fuel pumps beginning Monday.

County elected officials said they would ask others in the state to follow suit.

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