‘Outrageous’ gas, food prices keeping some in the DC area home for the holiday weekend – NBC4 Washington

Whether they’re traveling for Memorial Day weekend or staying close to home, many DC-area drivers say high gas prices are affecting their plans. “The trip had to come to an end. You know, normally we go south, but this year we’re going to stay home and maybe put something on the grill,” Cyrille Tchouante told … Read more

Wall Street breaks seven-week losing streak – longest since 2001

Stocks rallied on Wall Street on Friday and closed higher for the week, breaking a seven-week streak of losses, the longest since 2001. The S&P 500 rose 100 points, or 2.5%, to close at 4,158 points, increasing its gain for the week to 6.6%. This is the biggest weekly gain for the benchmark since November … Read more

Michigan legislature presses for gas tax break – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Michigan’s Republican and Democrat senators are pushing forward with bills that could stop the gas tax. The bills would pause 6% sales charges and use tax on gas purchases. The measures received bipartisan support. SEE MORE INFORMATION: Whitmer signs executive directive on abortion and reproductive health It would be from June 15th … Read more

Michigan gas prices rise 19 cents ahead of Memorial Day – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Michigan gas prices are seeing a rise ahead of Memorial Day. According to the AAA, the average price of gas is up 19 cents from last week. The average price of a gallon of gas in the state is $4.56 on Monday. SEE MORE INFORMATION: Justin Shilling’s family files lawsuit against Oxford … Read more

Taxi drivers protest increases, for increased travel for customers in New York City during TLC hearings at City Hall

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — Liveried cabbies and drivers rallied Monday for a raise as they testified during TLC public hearings at city hall. It’s no secret that inflation and gas prices have soared across the country and in the city. The New York Taxi Workers Alliance says drivers are considering paying $5,000 more for … Read more

Rising gas prices limit long-weekend travel plans for Canadians – National

The Victoria Day long weekend is usually the unofficial start of summer, a time to get away with friends and family. But this year, despite most COVID-19 mandates being suspended, rising gas prices have prevented many Canadians from making travel plans. Several decided to stay closer to home to avoid spending too much on the … Read more

High gas prices front and center in Ontario elections as NDP proposes cap and regulation

In Folks the canadian press Posted on May 20, 2022 12:40 pm smaller font Decrease article font size –ONE larger font Increase article font size ONE+ TORONTO – Ontario’s political parties are offering different views on how to deal with the high cost of gasoline, with the NDP proposing to cap and regulate prices. The … Read more

Michigan’s average gas price continues to rise, 1 cent below national – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Michigan’s average gas prices continue to see a rise this week, now 1 cent less than the national average on Thursday. According to the AAA, the state average price is $4.57, compared to the national average of $4.58. It is also the new state record. SEE MORE INFORMATION: Detroit community leaders start … Read more