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  • Inflation flattens out in June, and some good news for consumers

    Consumer inflation held steady at 2.1 percent yearly in June, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday morning.

  • How to shore up the highway fund

    The Highway Trust Fund is broken. Slated to run out of money by Aug. 1, the fund has relied on an 18.4-cent per gallon gasoline tax last raised in 1993.

  • Higher gasoline costs raise US producer prices

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rising gasoline costs pushed up the prices U.S. companies receive for their goods and services in June, but overall inflation remains tame. The Labor Department said Wednesday that the producer price index, which measures the cost of goods and services before they reach the...

  • Oil falls below $100 for first time since May

    The price of oil fell below $100 a barrel for the first time since May even as the deteriorating security situation in Libya has raised questions about whether the country can soon increase crude exports. Benchmark U.S. crude for August delivery fell 95 cents to close at $99.96 a barrel on the...

  • US gas prices drop 4 cents to $3.67 a gallon

    CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — A survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. has fallen 4 cents over the last three weeks to $3.67. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that crude oil prices fell over news that Libyan output has risen and Iraq's production was...

  • Massachusetts gas prices down 3 cents per gallon

    BOSTON (AP) — The price of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts has dropped 3 cents in the past week. AAA Southern New England reports Monday that self-serve regular is down to $3.67 per gallon. That's a penny more than the national average, 3 cents higher than the in-state price a month ago and...

  • Texas retail gasoline prices up 2 cents this week

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices have risen 2 cents this week across Texas. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump reached $3.52 per gallon. Nationwide retail gas prices rose a penny, to hit $3.68 this week. The association says Dallas has the highest gas...

  • VIDEO: Senators propose a hike in federal gas tax

    U.S. Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn., introduced legislation Wednesday to raise the country's gas tax as a plan to save the Highway Trust Fund from drying up.



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