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Hurricane Ida damage likely to result in higher gas prices for Labor Day weekend

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Anyone planning to travel for Labor Day weekend can expect to pay more for gasoline. On top of Biden administration policies that have caused gas costs to rise, Hurricane Ida has shut ...

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Inflation in May matches that of the Great Recession

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U.S. inflation is now at its highest level since the Great Recession of 2008. The Labor Department released additional data on Thursday showing that prices for May rose 5 percent from a year ...

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Restaurant menu prices rise over food costs

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Skyrocketing inflation is hitting restaurant owners hard with both chains and local establishments raising menu prices. Restaurant managers are seeing price increases of up to 300% on some items used in the ...

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Expect gas prices 1/3 higher Memorial Day weekend than last year

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Drivers can expect to pay a lot more for gas this holiday weekend but are unlikely to face shortages. The average price per gallon remains slightly above $3, ranging from as low ...

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Petition would require public vote to implement Missouri gas tax increase

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Not so fast on the recently passed Missouri gas tax hike, said Jeremy Cady, state director of Americans For Prosperity. The Secretary of State’s Office is now accepting comments on a referendum ...

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Missouri Legislature passes first gas tax increase in quarter-century

Missourians may finally see some much-needed road infrastructure improvements. The Legislature has passed the first gas and diesel tax increase in over 25 years.  The state currently has one of the lowest ...

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Gas tax hike redux as lawmakers consider ways to fix roads

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Missouri lawmakers are in a race to fix the state’s roads before its too late. An effort to hike Missouri’s gas tax by 10 cents over four years to help fix roads ...

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Gas prices plunge thanks to historic US exports

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Gas prices across the region are plunging and that’s like a Christmas bell ringing in the ears of drivers. Gas in the local area is now under $1.90 at many stations. At ...

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Fueling safer roads in Missouri

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When the Missouri Department of Transportation conducted an extensive study of roads and bridges, including the Buck O’Neil bridge in Kansas City several years ago, the inspection revealed a laundry list of ...

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Gas tax for roads will cost families just $1.25 per month

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A November ballot measure to increase Missouri’s gasoline tax by ten cents a gallon has the backing of Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe (R). The Jefferson City Republican spoke to hundreds of local ...

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Price of gas rises as economy booms

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A perfect storm has converged to raise the price of gasoline to levels not seen since 2015. In both Missouri and Kansas, drivers are paying an average of $2.47 per gallon. The ...

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