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March 26, 2020
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  Executive Directors Message  



I want to thank those of you who took the time to respond to my request for emails on your situation with gas attendants and your possibility or probability of having to close. After a week of requesting your participation, some of you did finally send us very helpful emails. This does not mean that all of you that did not reply don't have to, you do. Please do not leave this for others, the more communications we have, and the better idea we can get of where our members stand, the more helpful it will be. At some point, I am going to request that you each contact the governor and your legislator. We have already had one motorist who had been following us on Facebook contact the governor to tell him he does not want contact with a gas attendant and feels very strongly about it besides. If a member of the motoring public who happened to see us on Facebook can send us a communication, then NJGCA members should too.
We know our messages have been lengthy, but there's a lot of information to share with you right now. In this message, I want to take some time to recap what's been going on this week and the relief to come. We also have a great opportunity to purchase hand sanitizer from one of our new MBP's.
One important current update: the Senate passed their 880-page relief bill after midnight last night. I tried to stay up but they had not passed it yet by the time I went to sleep. It's going to be awfully hard for anyone to object to anything that passed 96-0, which these days is almost impossible to achieve in Washington. Because there was such agreement on it, the expectation is that this will go through the House of Representatives quickly. They expect the House to vote on this on Friday. It is very likely the President will sign this within the hour it gets to his desk. We have been sending details as we understand them all week to you, but as we keep saying, everything has been very fluid and constantly changing. Here is the basic outline of the bill as we can determine so far: 
  • $350 billion in loans to small businesses, called the Paycheck Protection Program. Small business is defined as under 500 employees. We do not know the terms under which these loans will be offered, however it is very likely they will be more generous than the SBA Disaster loans currently available. Small businesses will be able to take out loans of up to $10 million (limited to a formula tied to payroll costs). Loans may be forgiven for the portion used to make payroll as well as to pay rent, utilities, and make interest payments on mortgages. The expenses covered are those made between February 15 and June 30. However, the amount of loan forgiveness will be reduced proportionally by any reduction in employees compared to last year or a reduction in employee compensation of 25% or more. We also believe that if you take out an SBA Disaster loan, you will not be able to qualify for these new loans, so if your business can hold off for another two weeks or so, it is advisable that you do so.    
  • $250 billion in direct cash assistance. Individuals who earned up to $75,000 in adjusted gross income would receive $1,200, married couples earning up to $150,000 would receive $2,400. There is an additional $500 per child. Earnings are based on your 2019 federal income tax return if it has been filed, otherwise they will use the 2018 return. The benefit would start to phase out after those income cutoffs so that those with $99,000+ ($198,000 couples) would not receive anything. If the IRS has direct deposit information available for you, it is expected the money will be deposited soon, otherwise it will be mailed to the address they have on file from your most recent federal income tax return. The Treasury Secretary said he expects most Americans to get their payments in the next 3 weeks.    
  • $250 billion towards Unemployment Insurance. Everyone on UI will receive an extra $600 per week on top of what they are getting from the state UI Fund. In addition to regular UI, there will be a new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance that pays $600+½ the state average benefits per week to those who do not qualify for traditional UI. These benefits will be available for four months.    
  • $500 billion in corporate loans, with oversight being provided by an independent oversight board and inspector general. All documents involved in these loans will eventually be made public, and any businesses owned by the President, cabinet officials, or members of Congress are not eligible. 
  • Payroll Tax Credit of 50% for wages paid (up to $10,000) will be given to employers who experience a decrease in gross receipts of 50% or more compared with the same period last year.    
  • Employers will also be able to defer paying payroll taxes until January 1, 2021. Half of the taxes deferred must be paid back by the end of 2021 and the other half by the end of 2022. There is no interest or penalties for delaying payment of these taxes until then, this is meant to free up cash for employers to keep people employed and their doors open. 
  • Another change was added that builds off the 2017 Tax Reform bill by allowing retailers to accelerate the way they write off money spent on renovation expenses, effectively giving an immediate tax refund according to industry advocates. The refund can help cover bills during the crisis, would be retroactive to 2018 and would last for at least three more years, before it is gradually phased out. 
Perhaps the most important thing to remember right now is that many of the details about how these programs will work are not even in the bill, they will be written by different federal agencies in the days ahead.
Starting this Wednesday, April 1, all employers with fewer than 500 employees will have to provide the new Federal FFCRA Leave to all their employees. The US Department of Labor just released the official notice which all eligible employers must provide their employees and which must be posted at the worksite. You can download the notification HERE and read DOL's FAQ about the notice HERE.
They have also published guidance documents for employers and employees. I recommend you read through them here:
For employers: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-employer-paid-leave
For employees: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-employee-paid-leave
Frequently Asked Questions: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-questions
We also want to remind you that the staff is working remotely. For those of you that are leaving messages, we don't get them in as timely a manner as normal, its better if you send us an email. Also, many of the messages that have been left have been to inquire on questions that have already been answered in the daily updates we have been sending. We are happy to help anybody that doesn't understand something, but please be sure you are reading our messages as they come, because they contain exactly what they say, updates. I understand that these updates have been lengthy and contain a lot of material, but we think it's important for you to get an entire picture and you can only do that by reading through it in its entirety.  Some of the details as we know them are difficult to understand and believe me, I am not sure we fully understand them.  We are trying hard to determine the facts and get them to you.
The City of Newark announced a city-wide shelter-in-place mandate has been implemented as of 8:00pm last night.  Mayor Baraka issued his order during his evening video update.  You can view the video by clicking HERE, or read more on the official Newark website by clicking HERE. To enforce the order, citizens are being asked to report individuals out past curfew and call the police
Though Governor Murphy has issued Executive Order 108 to create uniformity among municipal emergency ordinances, it is not clear if the Mayor and city officials received a waiver from the Governor to institute the mandate. We will report more on the topic if additional information becomes available.
In an effort to help local small businesses that will be affected by the shelter-in-place mandate, Mayor Baraka has announced an emergency fund of $2 million for small business and non-profit organizations.  Grants will be issued with up to $10,000 for 200 qualified businesses. A live virtual small-business town hall will be held tomorrow, March 27, 2020 at 1:00pm to outline the program and provide related information. If your business is in Newark and you'd like to attend the virtual town hall, please click HERE for more details and sign up for the event. Newark business owners may also email the City directly at EHD@ci.newark.nj.us for further information.
In an effort to help replenish much needed hygiene supplies, one of our newest MBP's, cbdelight's sister company Faber Liquors is manufacturing hand sanitizer in 1L bottles repurposing their old Pepsi Bottling Line to be able to bottle over 100,000L a day. They are currently selling pallet quantities at cost for $5/bottle, twelve bottles per case, fourty-four cases to a pallet. They were kind enough to let us know to distribute this information to our membership for those of you looking for this item. If you are interested in purchasing, please contact Michelle at michelle@njgca.org to put you in touch with our contact.  
For repair shops, we have seen some repair shops advertise services that can be done while the customer remains in the car, such as oil changes. Small business owners need to think innovatively during the current crisis. Everyone has their personal and family's health and wellbeing foremost in their minds. Your customers are no different. Shop owners should consider "advertising" the steps they take to keep consumers safe. This may include keeping appropriate social distance when taking a car in for service, but also wiping down a vehicle's interior before giving the car back to a customer. Though there is currently a shortage of needed clearing products, companies are working to replenish them. What does this entail? Wiping down door handles, steering wheels, seats, gear shifter, and other interior surfaces with non-abrasive, non-harmful cleaning products. You can read a recent article on this topic by clicking HERE. Taking such care not only demonstrates that you have a customers' health in mind, but may also help to drive foot traffic to your shop when things get "back to normal."
If you have a pit and have customers that you think would be interested, there's nothing that stops you from doing an oil change while the customer sits in the car. Think innovatively how you can serve your customers and avoid personal contact. If you are already doing something along these lines with your customers, please reach out to Michelle at michelle@njgca.org and let us know.

Lastly, don't forget to keep checking back on our Coronavirus web page for up-to-date information and resources, as well as links to all of our previous email communications on the subject. 

Be Well -  
Sal Risalvato
Executive Director




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  News Around The State  

NJEDA Announces New Initiatives to Support Businesses Impacted by COVID-19
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Board today approved a suite of new programs designed to support businesses and workers facing economic hardship due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. The package of initiatives includes a grant program for small businesses, a zero-interest loan program for mid-size companies, support for private-sector lenders and Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), funding for entrepreneurs, and a variety of resources providing technical support and marketplace information. Taken together, they will provide more than $75 million of State and private financial support, with the opportunity to grow to more than $100 million if additional philanthropic, State, and federal resources become available. The initiatives will support between 3,000 and 5,000 small and midsize enterprises and are meant to complement recently announced federal economic recovery initiatives. More information about the programs is available here: https://cv.business.nj.gov.

Senate Oks $2t Coronavirus Stimulus Package In Unanimous Vote; House Sets Friday Vote
By a vote of 96-0, the Senate passed a massive $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus compromise package just before midnight Wednesday, ending days of deadlock and sending the bill to the House of Representatives -- which House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said will soon take up the historic measure to bring relief to individuals, small businesses, and larger corporations "with strong bipartisan support." The 880-page legislation is the largest economic relief bill in U.S. history. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., appeared somber and exhausted as he announced the vote. He released senators from Washington until April 20, though he promised to recall them if needed.

Fuel Marketers Seek EPA Summer Fuel Waiver
NACS, NATSO, the Petroleum Marketers Association of America (PMAA) and the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA) sent a joint industry letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeking a waiver of summer gasoline sale requirements amid concerns about potential fuel shortages. . . If terminal operators can't take the summer grade fuel, the pipelines could back up. What's more, because some of the pipelines carry gasoline and diesel, without the waiver, winter blends of fuels at the retail pump would not be permitted for sale after June 1. A waiver of the federal Reid Vapor Pressure requirements can help avoid bottlenecks in the system.

White House, Senate Reach Deal On $2 Trillion Stimulus Package
The White House and Senate leaders reached a deal early Wednesday morning on a massive stimulus package they hope will keep the nation from falling into a deep recession because of the coronavirus crisis. The revamped Senate proposal will inject approximately $2 trillion into the economy, providing tax rebates, four months expanded unemployment benefits and a slew of business tax-relief provisions aimed at shoring up individual, family and business finances. The deal includes $500 billion for a major corporate liquidity program through the Federal Reserve, $367 billion for a small business loan program, $100 billion for hospitals and $150 billion for state and local governments. It will also give a one-time check of $1,200 to Americans who make up to $75,000. Individuals with no or little tax liability would receive the same amount, unlike the initial GOP proposal that would have given them a minimum of $600.

Plastics Industry Goes After Bag Bans During Pandemic
Plastic bag proponents see an opportunity in the pandemic that's turning nearly every American into a hand sanitizer-guzzling germaphobe. . .In New York, New Jersey and other states, the plastics industry and some Republican lawmakers are calling for rollbacks or easing of prohibitions on single-use plastic bags, arguing that often-unwashed reusable bags are hotbeds for the coronavirus. "The most important thing is to not put the front-end grocery store workers in any unnecessary risk," said Matt Seaholm, executive director of the American Recyclable Plastic Bag Alliance, which represents the plastic bag industry and is an independent arm of the Plastics Industry Association. "Grocery stores are one of the few places that are going to remain open, and there's no need to force some sort of a policy of a bag ban when there are much more important things to deal with."

Oil Execs To Trump: Whose Side Are You On?
For almost the entirety of his administration, Trump has bragged about U.S. "energy dominance" and the riches that oil and gas would bring to the country thanks to his administration's full-throated support. Now, however, Trump's dream of a golden, dominant energy industry is almost gone and, industry executives said, so is his full-throated support. The collapse of energy prices because of the coronavirus crisis, combined with Saudi and Russian refusals to curb production, has already forced the suspension of the Shell project that Trump touted in Western Pennsylvania. The crash is also estimated to knock out about half of all shale producers, according to analysts at Raymond James Inc., if prices remain at between $20 and $30 per barrel. (The price as of midday Monday was $22.73 per barrel by the standard West Texas Intermediate benchmark.) A price at that level would cost thousands of jobs and deal a serious blow to the vision of U.S. energy independence. "There is no sugar-coating it, U.S. oilfield activity will collapse with oil prices well below $30," on the WTI benchmark, said analyst Praveen Narra of Raymond James in a market update published on March 23. "The pace of rig count declines is likely to occur at a pace we have not seen before."

Here's How Your Organization Can Donate PPEs - And A Tip Of The Hat To Some Who Have
Prudential Financial came to the aid of the state's health care workers in a big way Sunday, when it made a donation of 153,000 face masks, including 73,000 with N95 respirators, as well as 300 bottles of hand sanitizer. The items, which the company had stockpiled for emergency preparations following 9/11, will be a huge help. Gov. Phil Murphy - who has repeatedly saluted companies for fulfilling such corporate social responsibility - hopes others will follow Prudential's lead. The state, in fact, has set up an email where companies and private individuals can donate supplies, particularly those that fall under the category of PPEs, or personal protection equipment. If you're looking to help, please send an email to PPEdonations@njsp.org.

Small Businesses, Slammed By Coronavirus, Plead For Quick Help
U.S. lawmakers are moving to give a cash infusion to small businesses that have been hammered by the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, but the industry is already sounding the alarm that it won't be enough. The $349 billion contained in the Senate version of the stimulus package - which stalled in Congress on Sunday - would guarantee private-sector loans to companies through the Small Business Administration, freeing up more funds for outfits struggling to keep their head above water as revenue evaporates. But small-business owners and trade groups warn that the money is probably not sufficient and that it's not likely to get to those most in need fast enough. Others wonder whether enough help can be distributed to a sector that's so vulnerable because so many businesses have no cash cushion.

Those Who Violate N.J. Lockdown Orders To Be Prosecuted, Officials Say. 'The Time For Warning Is Over'
A day after Gov. Phil Murphy blasted New Jersey residents not abiding by his coronavirus outbreak stay-at-home order by saying he's "really damned unhappy" about violators, the state's top law enforcement officer declared "the time for warning is over." "Consider this as your final warning," Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Monday at a coronavirus briefing in Trenton. "There will be serious legal consequences." Grewal's warning went out to all non-essential retail businesses that have not closed as well as places like bars and restaurants that defy orders to ban in-person dining. The warning also goes for people who may want to throw a house party, Grewal said. "Stop," he said bluntly. "Let me be clear that violating these orders is a criminal offense." People who violate the orders could be charged from a disorderly person offense or second, third or fourth-degree crime, he said. Grewal added that state officials continue to monitor that stores are not price gouging during the outbreak. "There is a special place in hell for people who take advantage of this health crisis," Murphy said. "There sure is heck no time for it in the war that we're under."

'Can't Even Give It Away': Gasoline at $1 Is Warning for Economy
London, Kentucky, has become the first U.S. city to see pump prices fall below $1 a gallon as coronavirus-related lockdowns halt transit across the country -- and it won't be the last. . . Nationwide, pump prices are headed for depths not seen since the Great Recession. Retail gasoline is expected to average $1.99 a gallon in the next 72 hours and fall as low as $1.49 by mid-April, the lowest level in 16 years, according to Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis at Gasbuddy.

N.J. Assemblyman Tests Positive For Coronavirus, First Elected State Official To Become Infected
A New Jersey state lawmaker said Saturday night he has tested positive for the coronavirus - the first elected state official in the Garden State to announce they have contract the illness gripping the globe. State Assemblyman Clinton Calabrese, a Bergen County Democrat, said he learned the results after taking a drive-thru swab test at the Bergen New Bridge Medical Center in Paramus on March 17. Calabrese, a 34-year-old Cliffside Park resident, is the youngest member of the Assembly, the lower house of the state Legislature - which crafts New Jersey's laws and helps decide how taxpayer money is spent in the state budget.

Menendez On Coronavirus: In These Unprecedented Times, Small Businesses Need Even More Help
Talking with state and local leaders, business owners, hospital executives and others from across New Jersey, I'm hearing one message loud and clear: our federal stimulus efforts cannot focus on big corporations alone. We must put workers and families, communities and small businesses first. That means delivering ventilators, protective gear, and medical supplies to hospitals and health workers on the frontlines. It means providing direct payments to help families pay their bills. It means ensuring New Jersey is reimbursed for the billions we're spending to battle COVID-19. And it also means helping the 800,000 small businesses that drive New Jersey's economy survive this storm.

N.J.'s 500 New-car Dealers Think They're Essential. Will The Governor Agree, Or Shut Them Down?
New Jersey's new-car dealers think they're essential. But will the governor agree? Or, like countless other businesses across the state, will the dealerships be shut them down under additional restrictions that Gov. Phil Murphy vowed to impose to curb the still-spreading COVID-19 virus? "I don't think any dealers are out there looking to run coronovirus sales," said Jim Appleton, president of the New Jersey Coalition of Automobile Retailers, NJ CAR. "But they are looking to stay operational to serve the personal transportation needs of people here in the State of New Jersey, and it should be clear that vehicle maintenance is an essential service." Appleton's group has called on Gov. Phil Murphy to designate dealerships as essential businesses and thus exempt them from the kind of closures that have already been imposed on specific industries in New Jersey and other states.

Walmart, 7-Eleven To Hire Thousands Of Workers Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
Two of the nation's most well-known retailers are going on a massive hiring spree to meet an increase in demand for essential products, due to worries over the coronavirus pandemic. Walmart, the largest private employer in the United States, has announced it will hire 150,000 workers from now until the end of May. Those hired will work in stores, distribution centers, clubs and fulfillment centers, Walmart said Thursday. 7-Eleven, the country's largest convenience store chain, announced Friday it will hire 20,000 new workers for in-store roles, many of whom will work to meet what the company calls a "surge" in mobile orders.

Coronavirus Stimulus Package Spurs a Lobbying Gold Rush
Restaurants say they need $325 billion in federal assistance. Boeing wants $60 billion. The travel industry has requested $250 billion and manufacturers are seeking $1.4 trillion in loans to deal with the economic devastation being wrought by the coronavirus. And that's to say nothing of the casinos, airlines and franchise owners, all of whom have signaled that they, too, will need relief from the federal government to survive. Then there are the industries and companies that do not immediately come to mind as front-line casualties but are nonetheless lobbying for their causes to be addressed as Congress prepares to allocate $1 trillion or more in response to the crisis. The prospect of a bailout of a scale without precedent has set off a rush to the fiscal trough, with businesses enduring undeniable dislocation jostling with more opportunistic interests to ensure they get a share.

Murphy Thrilled N.J. Has Access To Loans, But Urges Small Businesses To Hold Out (If They Can) For Grants
Gov. Phil Murphy said he was glad the U.S. Small Business Administration approved the state's application for small businesses to apply for federal disaster loans. But he also said small businesses shouldn't immediately jump at the offer. Better deals, he said, could be coming. "This is certainly good news, but I would urge all but the hardest-hit businesses - those who are facing life-and-death decisions right now - to take a step back, if possible," he said. Murphy, speaking at his daily briefing Thursday, said the state learned a lesson on this during Superstorm Sandy, when he said homeowners and small businesses were pushed to apply for disaster loans, only to learn that they could have been eligible for grants that were made available later on.

N.J. Senate Sends Murphy 'first Wave' Of Coronavirus Bills Boosting Aid To Workers, Businesses
The state Legislature has approved an emergency package of bills mobilized in response to the global coronavirus crisis that's shuttered schools and businesses across New Jersey. The two dozen measures authorize grants to help schools purchase equipment for remote learning, to help small businesses meet payroll and for food banks to stock their shelves. . . The state Legislature has approved an emergency package of bills mobilized in response to the global coronavirus crisis that's shuttered schools and businesses across New Jersey. The two dozen measures authorize grants to help schools purchase equipment for remote learning, to help small businesses meet payroll and for food banks to stock their shelves.

Wawa Suspends Self-service Coffee
The company temporarily suspended self-service coffee distribution at all of its stores, effective at 5 a.m. this morning, according to an announcement by the company.  A Wawa employee will serve coffee to customers. The company is temporarily suspending self-service fountain beverages, ice drinks, cappuccino and iced coffee.

Insurance Companies May Not Pay For Business Losses From Coronavirus. N.J. Bill Aims To Change That
Small-business owners banking on their so-called business disruption insurance to bail them out of the mounting losses being inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic may be in for a rude shock. That's because a little-known condition of coverage put in place in 2006, a few years after the SARS outbreak, excludes coverage for any "loss due to virus or bacteria." Still, as business losses pile up, a New Jersey lawmaker is trying convince insurance companies that they have a key role play in mitigating the devastating economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

Your N.J. Lottery Winnings May Be Delayed. But You'll Have More Time To Claim Expiring Tickets
New Jersey lottery players will have more time to claim their winnings as the state announces changes in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The lottery's front office in Lawrence Township will be closed for two weeks and won't be accepting walk-in claims, according to a news release. You can still claim your winnings - provided they're less than $599.50 - in person at any retailer. The lottery is also accepting mailed claims, though officials warn payments may be "temporarily delayed." Winners are advised to make copies of the claim form and the winning ticket for their records.

C-Stores Adjust Foodservice in Face of COVID-19
As coronavirus affects foodservice operations nationwide and government officials call for more "contactless experiences," convenience retailers are working to ensure customer safety while continuing to provide services. . . Yesterday, 7-Eleven, based in Irving, Texas, reminded consumers that it offers delivery to more than 30 million households through its 7NOW delivery app, which recently added a contactless delivery option so customers can instruct carriers to leave packages at the door. Like other companies, 7-Eleven said it is enhancing cleaning standards and procedures and staying updated on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO).

Trump Signs Coronavirus Response Act
President Trump signed the "Family First Coronavirus Response Act" following its 90-8 passage in the U.S. Senate yesterday. The legislation requires health insurers to cover the costs of testing for and treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) at no cost to policyholders, provides an additional $1 billion for nutrition assistance programs including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, provides $1 billion to states to help bolster state unemployment insurance systems and adds new paid-time-off requirements for smaller businesses for employees affected by COVID-19. The legislation, which originated in the House this past weekend, takes effect within 15 days of the president's signing.

Gasoline Hits 99 Cents At Kentucky Station, Sells Out
GasBuddy analyst Patrick De Haan was tipped off by users of the GasBuddy app that the Spur 7 BP in on state route 25 in London had dropped below a buck. Don't head there looking for a deal right now, though, because an employee at the station told Fox News Autos that the price was already 99 cents on Wednesday and that they're currently sold out of fuel and didn't know when the pumps would be open again. Commenters on Gas Buddy say the station is known for its low prices and is often very busy.

Planned Retail Shutdown In Bergen County, First Delayed, Now Canceled At Governor's Order
Bergen County Executive James Tedesco has rescinded his executive order that would have implemented a near-total shutdown of retail activity to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The order was set to go into effect on Saturday morning. Tedesco withdrew it "at the request of the governor," the county executive said in a press release issued Thursday. Tedesco will speak to the press about the move at 5:30 p.m. Gov. Phil Murphy has not specifically chided Tedesco for the planned action - both men are Democrats - but Murphy has said multiple times that the governor has the right to reverse actions taken by county and local leaders. Tedesco said Monday he had the "moral authority" to close down private businesses.

Newark Mayor Calls For Mandatory Curfew, Closure Of Non-essential Businesses For At Least 2 Weeks
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka called for a mandatory curfew and the closure of all non-essential businesses - with exceptions for restaurants, supermarkets, pharmacies and gas stations - for at least two weeks to stifle the spread of coronavirus. The directive comes on the heels of the city's first fatality from coronavirus. The man was in his 40s, had underlying conditions and died after testing positive for COVID-19, Baraka said.


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Each week, the Energy Information Administration publishes a list of average gasoline prices for the previous three weeks. NJGCA will begin including this list with the Weekly Road Warrior. Remember, these prices are reflective of self-serve everywhere except NJ.


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