Inflation hasn’t increased U.S. food insecurity overall, according to our new tracker | Analysis

BY: - January 27, 2023

Over the course of 2022, between 11% and 15% of those living in the U.S. struggled with securing their next meal.

Cartons of eggs are seen for sale in a Sprouts Farmers Market on 8/15/22 in Houston, Texas. Egg prices steadily climb in the U.S. as inflation continues impacting grocery stores nationwide. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images).

As prices rise, some states are putting grocery taxes on ice | Analysis

BY: - January 19, 2023

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

BY: - December 26, 2022

Inflation, unemployment, the housing crisis and a possible recession? What's next for the New Year?

Inflation is hitting Pa. Latinos hard — and they’ll vote that way | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - November 4, 2022

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

BY: - November 3, 2022

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.

BY: - August 24, 2022

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

BY: - August 2, 2022

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

BY: - July 27, 2022

The blame-Biden game overlooks many facts.

Biden pitches a summer gas tax holiday as price hovers around $5 a gallon

BY: - June 22, 2022

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 […]

U.S. Gas Prices Soar To Record National Average

These states are getting hit the hardest by inflation | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 22, 2022

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

BY: - June 22, 2022

Congress has to listen to the people’s needs, step up, and do what’s right for hardworking families across our state.