When the Federal Reserve convenes at the end of January 2023 to set interest rates, it will be guided by one key bit of data: the U.S. inflation rate. The problem is, that stat ignores a sizable chunk of the country – rural America.
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Inflation Hasn’t Increased US Food Insecurity Overall, According to Our New Tracker
Why are reports of long lines at food banks and increased demand for free food apparently at odds with the relative stability in the national food insecurity rate?
Pennsylvania Gas Prices Go Down
Gas Prices continue to look good for Pennsylvania, dropping by 11 cents, since last week. Compared to neighbors like New York, where the average price of gas is $3.53, and Massachusetts, where it’s $3.48, Pennsylvanians are paying more for gas at $3.70 on average in the region.
4 Takeaways on Housing and the Inflation Report
Housing costs, including rental prices, are on the path to stabilizing but evidence of this won’t show up in inflation measures anytime soon, economists say.
Mehmet Oz’s Inflation Plans a Cause for Concern Among Working Class Families
With the election being under a week away, Pennsylvania voters have a lot to think about as they decide who will be their next U.S. Senator.
Cheapest Gas Prices in PA
People are still on the hunt for the best prices, leading to this handy-dandy guide for some of the cheapest gas stations in Pennsylvania.
Gas Prices Drop Below $4 Statewide
Today, statewide Pennsylvania gas prices averaged $3.975 which is about $0.12 less than last week.
The Inflation Reduction Act Addresses Many Americans’ Concerns
Pennsylvania’s US Senator Bob Casey voted in favor of the bill, while Sen. Toomey voted against it.
Republican and Democratic Former EPA Heads Support Inflation Reduction Act’s Passage
The three former officials called the bill ‘the most significant piece of climate legislation in United States history.
With Robust Job Numbers and Falling Gas Prices, Consumer Concerns About Inflation Ease
The improvements in consumer outlook come along with other positive indicators about the overall health of the U.S. economy.