Latest Gasoline retail News

Gas prices drop again in NJ, around nation as oil cost drops

Dec. 03, 2022 13:55 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices dropped again in New Jersey and around the country as the cost of oil edged lower amid fears of economic slowdowns around the globe. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $3.63, down 12 cents...

Conn. legislators head into session on gas tax, other issues

Nov. 27, 2022 10:50 AM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers are set to discuss gasoline taxes, heating-bill help, pandemic pay for essential workers and other issues when they convene Monday for a special legislative session. Gov. Ned Lamont said Wednesday he was calling the General Assembly...

Extended gas tax holiday, pandemic pay on lawmakers' agenda

Nov. 23, 2022 16:21 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut state legislators will return to the Capitol on Monday to consider extending the soon-to-expire gas tax holiday and increase funding for state pandemic payments to essential workers, as well as vote on several other initiatives aimed at helping residents cope...

Gas prices decline in NJ, around nation with oil price drop

Nov. 19, 2022 17:01 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices declined in New Jersey and around the country ahead of the busy Thanksgiving holiday weekend as crude prices continued their decline due to market uncertainty, particularly as regards supply and demand. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a...

Target's 3Q profit drops 52% as shoppers force price cuts

Nov. 16, 2022 15:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An unexpected and potentially ominous pullback in customer spending ahead of the holiday shopping season pushed third-quarter profits at Target down 52% after it was forced to slash prices with Americans feeling the squeeze of inflation. The Minneapolis retailer...

US retail sales rose 1.3% last month, a sign of resilience

Nov. 16, 2022 10:28 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans stepped up their spending at retailers, restaurants, and auto dealers last month, a sign of consumer resilience as the holiday shopping season begins amid painfully high inflation and rising interest rates. The government said Wednesday that retail sales...

Gas prices up in NJ, flat across US as oil prices fluctuate

Nov. 12, 2022 09:43 AM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices rose in New Jersey and remained flat across the nation at large as fluctuating oil prices offset tighter supply and robust demand. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $3.93, up eight cents...

Gas prices rise in NJ, around nation

Nov. 05, 2022 14:45 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices rose across the nation and in New Jersey, but analysts say they expect pump prices to level off in coming days and weeks. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $3.85, up eight cents from last...

Kemp again suspends Georgia gas taxes into mid-December

Nov. 04, 2022 11:05 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has extended the suspension of the state's motor fuel tax through Dec. 11, as its total cost in foregone state tax revenue nears an estimated $1 billion. Kemp on Friday signed an executive order extending the suspension for a sixth time. Kemp,...

Gas prices rise in NJ, decline across nation at large

Oct. 29, 2022 09:45 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices rose in New Jersey but declined across the nation at large amid fluctuating oil prices and low demand. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $3.77, up nine cents from last week. Drivers were...