Gas station in western Pennsylvania will offer gas for $2.38 a gallon

THE WEEKEND IN A FEW MINUTES. ASHLEY: WE CONTINUE TO KEEP AN EYE ON GASOLINE PRICES BECAUSE THEY ARE DOWN. THE NATIONAL AVERAGE IS NOW $4.95. THE AVERAGE IS FIVE DOLLARS PER GALLON IN PENNSYLVANIA AND PITTSBURGH. YOU CAN PAY WHAT YOU PAY BACK IN JANUARY OF LAST YEAR AT A GAS STATION IN WESTMORELAND COUNTY. HE SELLS GASOLINE FOR $2.38 PER GALLON, BUT ONLY FOR ONE MORE HOUR IF ANY LEFT. JIM JOINS US NOW LIVE FROM BP PETROL STATION ON LEECHBURG ROAD. JIM, WHAT DO YOU SEE? JIM: I CAN TELL YOU THERE ARE NO MORE TICKETS. THIS IS THE EQUIVALENT OF WILLY WONKA’S GOLDEN TICKET TODAY. YOU CAN SEE ALL THE CARS BEHIND FILLING UP AROUND 8:00 AM THIS MORNING. THEY TELL ME WITHIN AN HOUR ALL THESE TICKETS HAVE BEEN CLAIMED. AS REGARDS TRAFFIC, IT HAS A VERY GOOD BACKUP RIGHT NOW. USE THIS SHOPPING PLAZA ACROSS THE STREET TO GET EVERYONE IN LINE BEFORE YOU START. PEOPLE STARTED A HALF HOUR EARLY AND THIS EVENT IS HOSTED BY THE ODYSSEY POLITICAL GROUP – ADDICTS CHOSEN $2.38 BECAUSE IT WAS WHEN PRESIDENT BIDEN TOOK OFFICE. I HAD A CHANCE TO SPEAK TO THE STORE MANAGER WHO TOLD ME WHEN SHE WAS APPROACHED ABOUT THIS, SHE SAID IT WAS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO JUST GIVE BACK. WE TALKED TO SOMEONE FULL TO SAY HE NEEDED IT. GAS PRICES HAVE CONSTANTLY RISED, AND SO THIS LITTLE BREAK GOES A LONG WAY FOR THEM. WE HAVE SEEN PEOPLE FROM AS FAR AS KITTANNING COMING DOWN HERE, FROM THE CITY AREA, THINGS IN THESE LINES. I WOULD LIKE THIS WILL BE OVER IN ABOUT AN HOUR, TRAFFIC SHOULD OPEN UP IN A BIT. WE WILL KEEP YOU UPDATED ON

Gas station in western Pennsylvania will offer gas for $2.38 a gallon

On Wednesday, the average cost of gas in the state of Pennsylvania was $5.00.

The line for gas is sure to be long at a BP in Lower Burrell on Wednesday. The gas station, located in the 3200 block of Leechburg Road, is partnering with political group Americans for Prosperity to offer gasoline at $2.38 a gallon for one day. $2.38 was the national average for gas in mid-January 2021, the group said. On Wednesday, the average cost of gas in the state of Pennsylvania was $5.00. The national average is $4.95. At the Lower Burrell station, gas prices were $5.09 on Tuesday. According to a press release from the organizers, the event is part of AFP’s “True Cost of Washington” campaign which highlights rising costs for Pennsylvanians and their businesses. AFP says Pennsylvanians spent an additional $500-600 out of pocket in April amid rising inflation. “We may never see these awards again. Tammy Bartley is the director of BP. She tells us that when the band approached her about the idea, it was easy to say yes. “I just feel like we’ve done something to help them, especially older people who are working on a budget, or people who don’t have a job right now,” Bartley said. we just thought it was time to do something we shouldn’t have to make those choices,” Coalitions Director Mary Cirucci told Americans for Prosperity at the BP station from 11 a.m. The Price gas was set at $2.38 a gallon for the first 150 vehicles – only 87 octane, no RVs, no gas cans Lasted two hours or until 1500 gallons have been used. The band pays the difference at the gas station. That bill will be just over $4,000. “We would love to be able to do that for everyone, but obviously that’s not possible. So the whole picture is to really draw attention to inflation and tie these policies that drive up inflation to people and then, in effect, impact change in Washington, DC,” Cirucci said.

The line for gas is sure to be long at a BP in Lower Burrell on Wednesday.

The gas station, located in the 3200 block of Leechburg Road, is partnering with political group Americans for Prosperity to offer gasoline at $2.38 a gallon for one day. $2.38 was the national average for gas in mid-January 2021, the group said.

On Wednesday, the average cost of gas in the state of Pennsylvania was $5.00. The national average is $4.95. At the Lower Burrell station, gas prices were $5.09 on Tuesday.

According to a press release from the organizers, the event is part of AFP’s “True Cost of Washington” campaign which highlights rising costs for Pennsylvanians and their businesses. AFP says Pennsylvanians spent an additional $500-600 out of pocket in April amid rising inflation.

“I was off today so thought I’d take advantage,” said Tammy Berardone of Cheswick. “We may never see these awards again.”

Tammy Bartley is the BP Director. She tells us that when the band approached her about the idea, it was easy to say yes.

“I just feel like we’ve done something to help them, especially older people who are working on a budget or people who don’t have a job right now,” Bartley said. “We just thought it was time to do something.

“What’s happening is that Americans have to choose between gas and food, or gas and vacations, or gas and dance lessons or drum lessons or football or hockey. for their children, and Americans shouldn’t have to make those choices,” the coalitions said. said director Mary Cirucci.

Americans for Prosperity was at the BP station from 11 a.m. Gas prices were set at $2.38 a gallon for the first 150 vehicles – only 87 octane, no motorhomes, no gas cans. It lasted two hours or until 1500 gallons were used.

The group pays the difference at the gas station. This bill will be just over $4,000.

“We would love to be able to do that for everyone, but obviously that’s impossible. So the whole picture is to really draw attention to inflation and tie these inflation-raising policies to the people. , and then, in fact, to impact change in Washington, DC,” Cirucci said.

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