Record Gas Prices

Record Gas Prices

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, A GALLON OF REGULAR GAS NATIONWIDE NOW COSTS $5 ON AVERAGE.. IT REPRESENTS AN INCREASE OF NEARLY TWO DOLLAR FS ROM ONE YEAR AGO.. CHRISTOPHER SASAL IS IN OUR WASHINGTON BUREAU WHERE HE SAYS THE PA IN SPREADS BEYOND JUST AT THE PUMP. ## REPORTER LIVE LE: DE FUEL AND GAS PRICES ARE A MAJOR FACTOR IN PRICES FOR A FULL RANGE OF GOODS AND SERVICES. .. PLAYING A BIG ROLE IN THIS RECORD BREAKING INFLATION WE’RE SEEING PESURS: BRIAN WILDMAN/TRUCK DRIVER DAVE HELLER/TRUCKLOAD CARRIERS ASSOCIATI ON PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN/NO SUPER PKG. SCRT) IP SURGING GAS PRICES.. FUELING RECORD INFLATION.. <BRIAN WILDMAN/TRUCK DRIVER 01:50 “IT DRO PS RIGHT TO THE BOTTOMLINE. WE ALL FEEL IT FROM T HE STANDPOINT OF WE’RE GETTING SQUEEZED.” > WHEN TRUCKERS LIKE BRIAN WILDMAN GET SQUEEZED AT THE PUMP.. IT MEANS A BIGGER PINCH ON EVERYONE’S WALLET. <DAVE HELLER/TRUCKLOAD CARRIERS ASSOCIATION 02:39 “THE TRUCKS DON’T RUN ON AIR, THEY RUN ON DIESEL.”> THE NATIONAL AVERAGE PRICE OF DIESEL IS UMOP RE THAN 2 DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS FROM LAST YEAR.. <DAVE HELLER/TRUCKLOAD CARRIERS ASSOCIATION 02:49 “AS THOSE DIESEL PRICES CREEP UP, SO DOES THE COST TO THE AMERICAN CONSUMER> .” TAKE FOOD PRICES — NOW UP NEARLY 12 PERCENT FROM A YEAR AGO — COUPLED WITH RISING GAS PRICES — A REASON WHY HOUSEHOLDS ARE SPENDING ON AVERAGE AN EXTRA $5,200 THIS YEAR, OR ABOUT $433 A MONTH ACCORDING TO A BLOOMBERG ECONOMICS ESTITEMA.. HE T PRESIDENT SATURDAY CONTINUED TO BLAME THE WAR OVERSEAS… <“IT’S OUTRAGEOUS WHAT THE WAR IN UKRAINE ICAS USING AND WE’RE TRYING VERY HARD TO MAKE SURE THAT WE CAN WE’VE SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED THE NUMBER OF, OF BARRELS OF OIL THAT ARE BEING PUMPED OUT OF THE, THE RESERVE.”> (REPORTER LIVE TAG: EXPERTS SAY THERE ARE OTHER FACTORS FUELING GAS PRICES .. NE O OF WHICH IS THE WAR IN UKRAINE.. BUT ALSO DOMESTIC CAPACITY TO TURN FUEL IN TO GAS IS DOWN SINCE 2019

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Record Gas Prices

For the first time ever, a gallon of regular gas nationwide now costs $5 on average. It represents an increase of nearly two dollars from one year ago. Christopher Salas reports from Washington, D.C. on the pain spreading beyond just the pump.

For the first time ever, a gallon of regular gas nationwide now costs $5 on average. It represents an increase of nearly two dollars from one year ago. Christopher Salas reports from Washington, D.C. on the pain spreading beyond just the pump.

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