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Connecticut Legislature To Vote On Capping Gas Tax

Since last year, we’ve been telling you about Connecticut St. Sen. Len Suzio’s calls to lower the gas tax there. Now something is being done about it.

03/28/2012

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Blumenthal Wants Holder To Investigate Energy Speculators

It was about one year ago, when gas prices were a lot lower than they are now, that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder appointed a task force to look into possible fraud behind rising gas prices. But Sen. Blumenthal says he hasn’t heard anything from the task force.

03/19/2012

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Push On For Clearer Cash / Credit Price Display At NY Gas Stations

With gas prices on the rise, you definitely want to know what you’re paying.

03/15/2012

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Big Difference Between Cash And Credit At Long Island Gas Stations

You know what they say about things that are too good to be true. Driving along Jericho Turnpike in Smithtown last week, a Mobil gas station was spotted with a sign for $3.88 a gallon, a good ten cents cheaper than all the other stations around.

03/12/2012

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Ask Asa: How To Save On Gas

With gas prices rising and consumers looking to save on transportation costs, CBS 2′s Asa Aarons has some ways that you can avoid feeling th pain at the pump.

03/11/2012

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AAA Mid-Atlantic: Average Price Of Gas Continues To Rise In New Jersey

Motorists continue to see higher prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of regular gasoline in New Jersey on Friday was $3.62, up a penny from last week.

03/10/2012

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How To Save Money At The Pump

The rising price of gas has many drivers looking for any way to save. CBS 2′s consumer reporter Asa Aarons found several programs that can help save as much as $2 per gallon.

03/09/2012

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Sen. Menendez Has Plan To Bring Down Gas Prices

Do you believe the U.S. is an oil importing or an oil exporting nation? Across from a gas station in Hoboken on Friday, Menendez provided the answer.

03/09/2012

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Gas Price Gouging In The Big Apple

Two New York lawmakers are pushing for protection for customers from efforts to price gouge at area gas stations.

03/05/2012

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AAA: National Gas Prices Up 9 Cents To $3.74

In New York and Connecticut, gas is $3.99 a gallon, with higher prices in New York City where the average is now $4.05. On Long Island, gas is selling at $4.02 a gallon.

03/03/2012

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Gas Up 7 Cents In NJ As Feds Probe Nationwide Price Spike

This morning, gas prices were raised to $3.60 a gallon at stations along the Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike.

03/02/2012

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Law Enforcement Officials Conduct Overnight Gas Sting Operation On Long Island

Authorities pulled over tanker trucks just off the Long Island Expressway that they suspected were transporting under taxed fuel onto Long Island.

02/29/2012

Gas Prices at the Gulf station - Great Neck, NY - Feb 28, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

A Sign Of Things To Come? Gas Prices Top $5 Per Gallon On Long Island

The sign at the Gulf station on Northern Boulevard in Great Neck really does say a gallon of regular will cost you $4.99.9. Unless you have a spare one-tenth of a penny lying around, for all intents and purposes, that’s a $5 gallon of gasoline — $5.09 if you use a credit card.

02/28/2012

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Expert: U.S. Investment Bankers Driving Up Gas Prices, Not Middle East Tensions

If you think the reason for skyrocketing gas prices is because of a global shortage of oil or tensions in the Middle East, you may be wrong.

02/27/2012

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Rising Gas Prices Taking Toll On Tri-State Area Drivers

The national average for a gallon of gas shot up again Thursday to $3.61. So far, that’s a 33 cent spike since the first of the year and it’s 42 cents more than you were paying this time last year.

02/24/2012

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