FOX 9 Evening News: Feb. 9, 2024
Gas prices in Minnesota saw a sudden increase overnight, with some stations seeing prices jump by 40 cents a gallon. So, what’s causing the recent hike?
The price of gas has jumped by 40 cents overnight at some stations in the Twin Cities metro. GasBuddy indicates a refinery outage may be to blame, and prices could climb even higher for states in the Midwest.
Despite a budget surplus, a higher tax on gasoline may be one of the last items passed in the current Minnesota legislative session.
A group of lawmakers at the Minnesota state capitol want to get rid of the minimum markup on gas, which requires retailers to charge an extra eight cents per gallon to avoid selling gas too cheaply.
The U.S. economy contracted at an annual rate of 0.9% in April through June, marking the second straight quarter of decline, a common definition of a recession.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and members of his cabinet visited a sheet metal fabricator in the north Metro on Wednesday to release an economic plan that calls for improving access to childcare and growing the job market over the next decade.
Gas stations in some Twin Cities suburbs are 80 cents cheaper than others, but the numbers show it usually doesn't make sense to drive out of the way for lower prices at the pump.
Several gas stations in Hastings are selling their gas for nearly $1 cheaper than the national average as they try to attract more customers.
U.S. consumer prices soared 9.1% compared with a year earlier, the government said Wednesday, the biggest 12-month increase since 1981.
Gas prices in Minnesota are dropping, with some gas stations selling fuel for under $4 a gallon.
Flight delays and cancellations may push more people to drive for the Independence Day holiday.
Coming down slightly from an all-time average high of $4.75, some areas are seeing a slight relief from prices ahead of the holiday weekend.
With a rise in gas prices many Minnesotans are looking for alternative modes of transportation.
President Joe Biden and lawmakers are feeling political pressure over soaring gas prices as inflation hits levels not seen since 1981. At the current price, a driver with a 14-gallon tank is paying $66 to fill up.
With lots of talk about “gas tax holidays” both nationally and here in Minnesota, many are wondering what the actual savings would be for their family.
High gas prices this summer have drivers feeling the pain each time they pull up to the pump, but would a gas tax holiday approval by Congress help?
As inflation worsens, many are keeping a closer eye on both their mental health and budgets.
After a decade in the business, taxi driver Sisayn Bekuto is considering a career change, all because of how much it's costing him to fill up his tank.
After almost 10 years of collecting fares at MSP Airport, Sisayn Bekuto is now thinking about making a career change. The longtime taxi driver says very soon he may leave his taxi cab behind for good, and it’s all because of how much it's costing him to fill up his tank.