• Average Oregon gas prices drop another 11.3 cents in past week; up $1.34 from a year ago

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    Average gas prices fall 11.3 cents per gallon. Learn more here.

    CHICAGO (KTVZ) — Average gasoline prices in Oregon have fallen 11.3 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $5.05/gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 1,307 stations in Oregon.

    Prices in Oregon are 42.1 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand $1.34/g higher than a year ago. The national average price of diesel has declined 14.8 cents in the last week and stands at $5.27 per gallon.

    According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Oregon was priced at $4.35/g Sunday while the most expensive was $5.81/g, a difference of $1.46/g.

    The national average price of gasoline has fallen 15.9 cents per gallon…

  • Oregon’s average gas price falls 7 cents a gallon in past week, but still up $1.74 from a year ago

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    The average gas price has fallen 7 cents a gallon. Learn more here.

    CHICAGO (KTVZ) — The average gasoline price in Oregon has fallen 7 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $5.39 a gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 1,307 stations in Oregon. Prices in Oregon are 11.7 cents per gallon lower than a month ago, but still stand $1.74/g higher than a year ago.

    The national average price of diesel has declined 8.5 cents in the last week and stands at $5.65 per gallon.

    According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Oregon was priced at $4.69/g Sunday while the most expensive was $6.69/g, a difference of $2.00/g.

    The national average price of gasoline has fallen 12.8…

  • Why New Jersey and Oregon still don’t let you pump your own gas

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    Why can’t Oregonians pump their own gas? Neither can New Jersey. Learn more here.

    By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business

    Most Americans facing record gas prices cringe when they fill up their tanks.

    But not people in New Jersey and Oregon. They’re not allowed to touch the gas nozzle. Seriously.

    In New Jersey, it’s been illegal for drivers to pump their own gas since 1949. A ban on self-service gas has been in place in Oregon since 1951, although the state relaxed restrictions for rural towns a few years ago. Violators can be fined up to $500 for breaking these states’ laws.

    So why don’t New Jersey and Oregon let you pump your own gas? And…

  • Bill would allow Oregonians to pump their own gas while keeping attendant service

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    A new bill will consider giving drivers the option to pump their own gas. Discover more here. By

    The Oregon Legislature will again consider giving the state’s drivers the option to pump their own gas.

    House Bill 4151, filed ahead of the legislative session that begins Feb. 1, would allow gas stations to offer self-service pumps alongside pumps staffed by a station attendant.

    Oregon is one of only two states in the U.S. that don’t allow self-service gas pumps, although the state relaxed those rules for some rural counties in 2015, allowing customers to pump their…