Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?
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.
The Labor Day weekend is here and that means people are hitting the roads for one last summer getaway. So how will travelers fare with construction and gas prices?
ropical Storm Isaac is miles and miles from Pittsburgh, but it could still affect your wallet. Don Bowers, from Superior Petroleum, says wholesale prices have already jumped as refineries along the Gulf Coast shut down.
Are you tired of rising gasoline prices? Maybe you’d be interested in a car powered by natural gas. It’s cheaper than gasoline and the cars are now becoming available in our area.
Five months before the presidential election, this rating is disastrous for Obama – almost as disastrous as the lack of any results for America these past four years.
Gas prices have been going down in recent weeks. It’s all good news for Memorial Day weekend drivers. “I don’t think you’re going to see any increases,” Don Bowers, of Superior Petroleum, said. “I think if anything, you’re going to see some decreases around the area.”
Those who sell gasoline in the Pittsburgh area say they can’t put numbers on it yet, but they do know we are using less gas.
Boiled down, the price of gas in Pittsburgh is about 40 cents a gallon more expensive than just a few miles away along the eastern border of Ohio.
Local gas prices are on their way back up. The local average is $3.89. The local wholesale price of gas took a considerable jump earlier this week.
Gasoline prices keep climbing — the national average is now up to $3.81 a gallon — up 30 cents in the past month and 50 cents since the start of the year. So is President Obama to blame for the latest increases and what can he do about it?
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA by Ben Brockwell, director of the Oil Price Information Service.
There are a lot of things to blame for the new $3.71 national average – Iran, refinery issues, speculators – but most of us don’t care about the reason. We just want this upward ride to stop.
KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino talks to Political Science Professor Dr. Kent Moors From Duquesne University.
Trying to find the best prices at the pump? KDKA.com has compiled links to help out!