SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Gasoline prices have fallen below $2.00 per gallon at several local gas stations.  Even cheaper fuel ( $1.69 per gallon for cash regular) can be found at Costco Gas Stations located at 1290 US-22 East near Rock Ave. in North Plainfield and at 205 Vineyard Rd near NJ-27 in Edison. The lowest local prices are:
 
$1.95 cash regular
Re-Fuel 365
1500 Front St. & Terrill Rd.
$1.97 cash regular
Omega
59 South Martine Ave. & La Grande Ave.
Fanwood
 
$1.98 cash regular 
Delta
185 South Ave. & 3rd St.

Fanwood
 
$1.99 cash regular
BP
2435 US-22 West & Victor St.
Scotch Plains
 
Delta
2040 US-22 East near Scotland St.
Scotch Plains
 
Lukoil
1900 US-22 East & Park Ave.
Scotch Plains
 
Low fuel prices could open the door for states to hike taxes on gasoline as a seemingly pain-free way to increase state coffers. According to The Wall St. Journal, Governor Christie has been coy about whether he'd look to a higher gas tax as a way to generate revenue.