Gas Prices

These were the prices at one station along the Hutchinson Rover Parkway on Feb. 20, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Sen. Schumer: Break Up Big Oil Companies So Gas Prices Come Down Quicker

It’s been sticker shock at the gas pumps for more than a month. Almost daily, there have been price hikes, adding 45 cents to the cost of each gallon. But are our elected officials willing to do something about the skyrocketing prices?

02/20/2013

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Drivers On Long Island Change Habits To Keep Up With Rising Gas Costs

The average price for a gallon of gas has jumped twenty-seven cents since Christmas and has hit a season high. Families are running fewer errands and spending more time shopping at malls, trying to get necessities from several stores at once.

02/18/2013

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New York Drivers Facing Sticker Shock At The Gas Station

Gas prices have skyrocketed in recent weeks, putting an added burden on many already struggling to get by.

02/05/2013

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Rising Gas Prices Becoming A New Year’s Trend

Gas prices have risen at the beginning of each year since the economic collapse – and 2013 is no exception, according to recent data.

02/01/2013

A driver puts fuel in his car at a gas station in New York. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images, FILE)

Survey Finds Long Island Has Most Expensive Gasoline In The Country

According to the Lundberg Survey, a gallon of regular-octane gasoline costs an average of $3.75 on Long Island. That’s well above the national average of $3.32.

01/13/2013

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Gas Prices On The Rise In New Jersey

Motorists have been seeing higher prices at the pump in New Jersey lately.

01/05/2013

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Gas Prices Dip Below $3 At Some New Jersey Stations

Oil analyst Tom Kloza said that, on balance, we’ll see better prices next year, but the days of $1.39 a gallon gas are gone.

12/13/2012

Gas Prices

Prices Dropping At The Pump In New Jersey

Motorists in New Jersey have been seeing sharply dropping prices at the pumps in recent the past week.

12/08/2012

Cars on the highway and a train (file/credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

11/26/2012

Gas Price Gouging

Lawmakers Call For Better Consumer Protection Against Gas Price Gouging

Two New York State lawmakers on Sunday calling for more protection for consumers against price gouging at the gas pump.

11/18/2012

Gas Price Gouging

Consumers Complain Of Post-Sandy Price Gouging At Many Area Gas Stations

While getting around may be easier since Superstorm Sandy, paying a reasonable price for gas is not – at least at some locations CBS 2 found.

11/07/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.

10/15/2012

Gas Station in Montvale, NJ - Sep 14, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

AAA: Gas Prices Drop In New Jersey, Above National Average In New York And Connecticut

Analysts said gas prices in New Jersey should continue to drop as demand goes down.

10/14/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

A man pumps gas in California (Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Gas Prices Are The Government and Obama’s Fault

Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.

10/10/2012

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