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A western PA gas station will offer gas at $2.38 per gallon


AT $2.38 A GALLON. >> WE CHOSE $2.38 A GALLON BECAUSE THAT IS THE PRICE OF GAS TODAY THAT PRESIDENT BIDEN TOOK OFFICE RIGHT NOW, AS YOU SEE, THE PRICE OF GAS IS $5.09 A GALLON. SHELDON: THEY SAY CURRENT GAS PRICES ARE UNFAIR TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC. >> RIGHT NOW AS YOU SEE THE PRICE OF GAS IS $5.09 A GALLON. AND WHAT IS HAPPENING IS AMERICANS ARE HAVING TO CHOOSE BETWEEN GAS AND FOOD OR GAS AND VACATION OR GAS AND DANCE LESSONS OR DRUM LESSONS, OR SOCCER, OR HOCKEY, FOR THEIR KIDS. AMERICANS SHOULD NOT HAVE TO BE MAKING THOSE CHOICES. SHELDON: SO HERE IS WHAT IS GOING TO HAPPEN TOMORROW, AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY WILL BE AT THIS BP GAS STATION FOR TWO HOURS, BEGINNING AT 11 A.M. THE GAS PRICE WILL BE SET AT $2.38 A GALLON FOR THE FIRST 150 VEHICLES. ONLY 87 OCTANE, NO RVS, NO GAS CANS. THIS WILL GO ON FOR TWO HOURS OR UNTIL 1500 GALLONS ARE USED UP. NOW REMEMBER, A NORMAL GAS PRICE IS $5.09 A GALLON. AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY WILL PAY THE DIFFERENCE TO THE GAS STATION WHEN THEY ARE DONE. THAT BILL WILL BE JUST OVER $4000. BUT THEY SAY THE REAL ISSUE IS THE MESSAGE THAT THEY ARE SENDING ABOUT INFLATION. >> WE WISH WE COULD DO THAT FOR EVERYBODY, BUT I’LL BE SEE THAT IS IMPOSSIBLE, SO THE BIGGER PICTURE IS TO DRAW ATTENTION TO INFLATION ENTIRE THOSE POLICIES TO GOVERNMENT THAT IS DRIVING UP INFLATION TO THE PEOPLE AND THEN IN EFFECT IMPACT CHANGE IN WASHIN

A western Pennsylvania gas station will offer gas at $2.38 per gallon

As of Tuesday, the average cost of gas in Pennsylvania was $5.01.

The line for gas is sure to be long at a BP in Lower Burrell Wednesday. Watch the report from Lower Burrell: Click the video player above.The gas station, located in the 3200 block of Leechburg Road, is partnering up with the political group Americans for Prosperity to offer gas at $2.38 a gallon for one day. $2.38 was the national average of gas in mid-January 2021, the group said. As of Tuesday, the average cost of gas in the state of Pennsylvania was $5.01. The national average is $4.96. At the Lower Burrell station, the price of gas was $5.09 on Tuesday.According to a news release from 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 extra $500-600 out of pocket in April amid rising inflation.”What’s happening is that Americans are having to choose between gas and food, or gas and vacations, or gas and dance lessons or drum lessons or soccer or hockey for their kids, and Americans shouldn’t have to be making those choices,” coalitions director Mary Cirucci said.Americans for Prosperity will be at the BP station for two hours beginning at 11 a.m. The gas price will be set at $2.38 a gallon for the first 150 vehicles — only 87 octane, no RVs, no gas cans — and this will go on for two hours or until 1,500 gallons are used up.The group will pay the difference to the gas station when they are done. That bill will be just over $4,000.”We wish we could do that for everybody, but obviously that’s impossible. So the bigger picture is to really draw attention to inflation, and tie those policies that are driving up inflation to the people, and then, in effect, impact change in Washington, D.C.,” Cirucci said.

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

Watch the report from Lower Burrell: Click the video player above.

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

As of Tuesday, the average cost of gas in the state of Pennsylvania was $5.01. The national average is $4.96. At the Lower Burrell station, the price of gas was $5.09 on Tuesday.

According to a news release from 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 extra $500-600 out of pocket in April amid rising inflation.

“What’s happening is that Americans are having to choose between gas and food, or gas and vacations, or gas and dance lessons or drum lessons or soccer or hockey for their kids, and Americans shouldn’t have to be making those choices,” coalitions director Mary Cirucci said.

Americans for Prosperity will be at the BP station for two hours beginning at 11 a.m. The gas price will be set at $2.38 a gallon for the first 150 vehicles — only 87 octane, no RVs, no gas cans — and this will go on for two hours or until 1,500 gallons are used up.

The group will pay the difference to the gas station when they are done. That bill will be just over $4,000.

“We wish we could do that for everybody, but obviously that’s impossible. So the bigger picture is to really draw attention to inflation, and tie those policies that are driving up inflation to the people, and then, in effect, impact change in Washington, D.C.,” Cirucci said.

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