Inflation hasn’t increased U.S. food insecurity overall, according to our new tracker | Analysis
Over the course of 2022, between 11% and 15% of those living in the U.S. struggled with securing their next meal.
As prices rise, some states are putting grocery taxes on ice | Analysis
At least five of the 13 states where groceries were taxed as of last Jan. 1 passed laws to reduce, eliminate or ease the pinch.
From two economists: A look ahead at the economy for 2023 | Analysis
Inflation, unemployment, the housing crisis and a possible recession? What's next for the New Year?
Jobs are up. Wages are up. So why is this economist so gloomy? | Opinion
Ahh .. right. Inflation.
Inflation is hitting Pa. Latinos hard — and they’ll vote that way | Friday Morning Coffee
It’s safe to say that just about every Pennsylvania family is feeling inflation’s pinch this midterm campaign season. But the commonwealth’s Latino voters, a key bloc that’s growing in both size and political clout, are feeling it more than most. And they’re going to vote that way. That was the bottom line Thursday from a trio of […]
The Fed raises interest rates again, signals more coming despite pressure to slow the pace
The Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday that in its continuing efforts to tamp down inflation, it would raise interest rates yet again by another three-quarters of a point to a target range of 3.75 to 4 percent. Federal Reserve Chairperson Jerome Powell said during a press conference following the announcement that the “historically fast pace” […]
Farmers, business owners discuss rising food production costs, inflation in Lancaster Co.
To combat the rising costs, Smucker said his business has had to get creative and find ways to be more efficient, including by decreasing company waste and researching market pricing.
Inflation is spiking around the world – not just in the United States | Opinion
Meanwhile, annual inflation in Germany and the U.K. – countries with comparable economies – ran nearly as high: 7.5% and 8.2%, respectively, for the 12 months ending in June 2022. In Spain, inflation has hit 10%.
Enough with the endless nonsense over high gas prices | Opinion
The blame-Biden game overlooks many facts.
Biden pitches a summer gas tax holiday as price hovers around $5 a gallon
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Wednesday called on Congress and state legislatures to provide a temporary reprieve from gas taxes — but members of his own party and Republicans appeared opposed, making it look unlikely on the federal level. In addition, many state legislatures are out of session for the year and aren’t expected […]
These states are getting hit the hardest by inflation | Wednesday Morning Coffee
Things are tough in Pa. But it could be worse -- you could live in the Sun Belt.
Biden has a plan to fight inflation. Republicans need to help or get out of the way | Opinion
Congress has to listen to the people’s needs, step up, and do what’s right for hardworking families across our state.