Stories tagged: "gas prices"


Cumru Twp, PA - June 1: The Sheetz gas station and convenience store on Lancaster Pike In Cumru Township Tuesday morning June 1, 2021. (Photo by Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images)
Sheetz Slashing Gas Prices to as Low as $3.49/Gallon Ahead of July 4th

The Altoona-based convenience store and gas station chain is providing relief for pain at the pump through Independence Day.

FILE - A man pumps gas at a mini-mart in Pittsburgh on June 15, 2022. As the challenges confronting President Joe Biden intensify, his predictions of a rosy political future for the Democratic Party are growing bolder. The assessments, delivered in speeches, fundraisers and conversations with friends and allies, seem at odds with a country that he acknowledged this week was “really, really down,” burdened by a pandemic, surging gas prices and spiking inflation. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
Pennsylvania Dems Introduce Plan to Suspend State’s Gas Tax and Push Anti-Price Gouging Laws

State. Sen Lisa Boscola introduced a plan this week to suspend the state’s 57.6-cent-per gallon gas tax—the highest in the nation—for two months in order to reduce the cost of gas in the commonwealth. Boscola’s bill will require approval by the Republican-led legislature to become law.

Shown are eegs at a grocery store in Roslyn, Pa., Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Wholesale prices, boosted by rising food costs, increased 0.8% in May, and are up by a record amount over the past year, another indication that inflation pressures are rising since the economy has begun to re-open following the pandemic lockdowns. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
All of Pennsylvania’s Republican Reps. Voted Against Bill Aimed at Lowering Gas and Grocery Prices

The Lower Food & Fuel Costs Act passed the US House despite all nine of Pennsylvania’s GOP representatives voting against it.

WILKES-BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA - A Sunoco gas pump reading shows more than $54 as a man pumps gas. (Photo by Aimee Dilger/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Average Gas Price in Pennsylvania Now Tops $5 Per Gallon

Pennsylvanians are now paying an average of $5.03 for a gallon of regular gas. That’s a spike of more than 50 cents per gallon since last month.

Gas prices are displayed at a filling station in Philadelphia, Thursday, March 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
All of PA’s Congressional Republicans Voted Against Gas Price Gouging Bill

The US House of Representatives passed a bill that would outlaw gas price gouging during an energy emergency. The commonwealth’s lawmakers voted along party lines, with all Dems voting for and Republican reps voting against.

WILKES-BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA - A Sunoco gas pump reading shows more than $54 as a man pumps gas. (Photo by Aimee Dilger/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
What PA’s Candidates for Governor Would Do to Lower Gas Prices

Republicans want to reduce or eliminate Pennsylvania’s highest-in-the-US gas tax. Josh Shapiro wants to send PA drivers a check for $250.

Gas prices are displayed at a filling station in Yardley, Pa., Monday, March 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Biden Tapping Oil Reserve for 6 Months to Control Gas Prices

Biden is also expected to call on Congress to impose financial penalties on oil and gas companies that lease public lands but aren't producing.