gas-prices

Biden pitches a summer gas tax holiday as price hovers around $5 a gallon

BY: - June 22, 2022

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Wednesday called on Congress and state legislatures to provide a temporary reprieve from gas taxes — but members of his own party and Republicans appeared opposed, making it look unlikely on the federal level. In addition, many state legislatures are out of session for the year and aren’t expected […]

New Jersey eyes tax rebates to offset soaring gas prices

BY: - April 12, 2022

And could the Garden State finally allow you to pump your own gas? A plan to partially allow it has been revived.

U.S. House panel grills oil executives at hearing on soaring gas prices

BY: - April 7, 2022

WASHINGTON — Democrats blamed the oil industry, Republicans blamed President Joe Biden and oil executives blamed global market forces at a U.S. House hearing Wednesday on how to reverse a dramatic increase in gas prices. Over nearly six hours, members of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and executives from six […]

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Ukrainian President Zelenskyy Virtually Addresses Congress On Current Russian Invasion Of Ukraine

Biden’s toughest choices on Ukraine, Russia lie ahead of him | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - March 31, 2022

It's only a matter of time before Americans decide Biden is spending too much time on foreign affairs and not enough on domestic issues.

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As usual, Republicans are wrong about gas prices | Dick Polman

BY: - March 21, 2022

It’s the drillers – not Biden – who have been holding back.

In Maryland, gas tax ‘holiday’ bill advances; lawmakers hope for lower prices at the pump

BY: - March 17, 2022

In Pennsylvania, a top Republican lawmaker is pushing his own plan.

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What’s going on with oil prices? It’s more complicated than you think | Opinion

BY: - March 14, 2022

Price shocks aren’t new. Viewed historically, they are an integral part of oil market dynamics, not anomalies.

Biden declares U.S. ban on Russian oil, warns of gasoline price spikes

BY: and - March 8, 2022

WASHINGTON — The United States will no longer import Russian energy in an attempt to further cripple that nation’s economy as it wages war against Ukraine. President Joe Biden announced the newest sanctions Tuesday from the White House, saying that a ban on Russian oil and gas would target “the main artery of Russia’s economy.” […]

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Partisan policies didn’t raise gas prices, and partisan sniping won’t lower them | Opinion

BY: - March 7, 2022

By Hugh Jackson In 2020 the price of oil crashed, even falling to less than zero one day. Traders actually had to pay buyers to get them to take oil contracts off their hands. Oil companies would prefer not to sell oil unless they can make money off it. Oil companies are just funny that […]

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About that gas price spike | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - November 27, 2021

Prices are up at the pump. Who's feeling the pinch the most? Well, in this case, bigger definitely isn't better.