Motorists continue to see lower gas prices in New Jersey

    Motorists continue to see lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.

    AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the state on Friday was $2.35. That’s down 3 cents from last week.

    Motorists were paying $2.13 for gas at this time last year. A 23-cents-per-gallon gas tax increase went into effect Nov. 1.

    The price drop marks the second straight week where gas prices have fallen in New Jersey.

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    The national average gas price on Friday was $2.31, down 4 cents from last week. But that’s slightly lower than the national average from a year ago, when motorists were paying $2.36.

    AAA says pump prices have remained steady due to lower than expected demand and an oversupply of gas.

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