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From car lots to city budgets, cheap oil means change

WASHINGTON - Cheap oil doesn't only mean cheaper gas in the tank. It means that a car dealer in Illinois is shuffling the inventory of models he'll be selling, that more students...
Gas prices still look low for summer even after spring surge

...the year, a typical U.S. household could save $675 in gasoline prices compared to last year.The coming summer of cheap gas was set up by a collapse in oil prices that began last June at $107 a barrel and ended in mid-March at $43. That...
Noting a slower economy, Fed no closer to a rate hike

...S. companies and depressing profits. .Still, economists say many people who are now pocketing their savings from cheaper gas will likely step up their spending in the coming months.
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Regulatory commission heard some good, bad and ugly arguments

...during the past few weeks, but the dispute isn't about who has the best zingers. It's about who can provide the cheapest gas to the most people in the Fairbanks areaFairbanks Natural Gas attorney Mark Figura belittled the Interior Gas Utility...
Legislators report from D.C.

...shale gas deposits in the continental U.S. are continuing to hold prices down. "It looks as if there's going to be cheap gas in the Lower 48 for the foreseeable future," said Sen. Tom Wagoner, R-Kenai, co-chairman of the Senate Resources...
House weighs in with its capital budget

...have the economies of scale to bring Anchorage consumers cheap gas, he said.Some of the studies show natural gas prices...the big line is built, consumers will have to watch cheaper gas go right by their homes, because they'll be obligated...
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Pushback over in-state gas pipeline

...state really needs, said Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage, was a high-volume export gasline that would bring much cheaper gas to residents and revenue to the state at the same time."A big export line, either to Asia or the Lower 48, provides...
In-state gas line powers to House victory

...big, 48-inch pipeline that would bring far cheaper gas and revenue for the state as well.Alaska began...Millett acknowledged HB 9 wouldn't produce cheap gas, but said there was no more cheap gas available. "Granted, it might be a little...
Oil prices bounce back as US dollar weakens

...levels. Alaska gas prices remain the highest in the nation, at $3.39 a gallon on Monday. Juneau currently has the cheapest gas in the state, at about $3 a gallon as of Monday. Associated Press writers George Jahn in Vienna and Alex Kennedy...
Legislators look for path to cheap in-state gas line

...pretend ... they are going to get cheap gas to the people of Alaska, and it's...R-Anchorage, said the idea of cheap gas was attractive. "It's a lovely...natural gas as well," he said. Cheap gas through subsidies The only way in-state...


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