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Tag: INFLATION

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Tuberville warns of impact of Bidenflation in Senate hearing — 'Every American has suffered'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) led a Senate hearing on how high costs under the Biden administration are impacting families.

Joe Biden Alabama News
Barry Moore: Biden a 'real Scrooge' — 42% of business owners say they can no longer give Christmas bonuses

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) called President Joe Biden a “Scrooge” on Monday after a survey revealed that 42% of business owners who normally award Christmas bonuses to their employees can’t afford to do so this year.

Biden USE Alabama News
Tuberville, Britt slam Biden for touting strong economy — 'Bidenomics is an absolute failure'

President Joe Biden gave a speech Monday at the White House touting the success of his "Bidenomics" economic policy while admitting that prices for many goods were still too high.

Doug Jones Alabama News
Fmr U.S. Sen. Doug Jones: Thanksgiving price increases ‘thanks to Republicans in Congress,’ not ‘Bidenomics’

Former U.S. Sen. Doug Jones (D-Mountain Brook) quoted a Tweet by U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) to argue that Thanksgiving meal price increases are not due to President Joe Biden’s policies but rather the Republicans in Washington, D.C.

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Bidenomics causing a kitchen table crisis with 25% cost increase this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is this Thursday, and families across the U.S. are already getting a taste of how much the cost to feed their family has increased under the Biden administration.

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Members of Alabama's congressional delegation rip late summer price increases — 'That's Bidenomics'

Three members of the Alabama delegation slammed President Joe Biden’s economic policies after the already strained U.S. economy experienced its first rise in the rate of consumer price increases after approximately a year. 

Digital Currency Alabama News
Economist: Central Bank Digital Currencies are a ‘power play’ for the Federal Reserve, federal government — Here’s how Alabama can push back

The popularity of digital currencies like Bitcoin has skyrocketed over the past decade. CBDCs, like cryptocurrencies, are digital, but the main difference is that CBDCs fall under the control of the federal government.

Tommy Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville: 'I'm a Trump guy' — Says Biden admin putting us in 'bad trouble' despite claims in recent ad campaign

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) sat down with Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends" on Tuesday and once again affirmed his support for Donald Trump’s 2024 presidential campaign. 

Katie Britt Alabama News
U.S. Sen. Britt: Millions more Americans lived paycheck-to-paycheck due to poor economy in 2022 than 2021

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) said on Twitter Tuesday night that nearly 10 million more Americans lived paycheck-to-paycheck in 2022 than in 2021.

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Alabama Extension economist: Expect more expensive Thanksgiving for this year — Turkey prices are at their highest levels in over 20 years

An Alabama economist says to be prepared for another more expensive Thanksgiving meal following last year's inflation-ridden holiday.

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Joey Clark: Extreme moderation is America’s greatest vice

While most of the corporate press continues to squash our collective brains in a partisan vise of sound and fury signifying nothing this election season, the 117th Congress continues to exhibit the greatest vice afflicting modern American politics — moderation. 

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Shoals Salvation Army preps for busy holiday season as inflation drives greater need

The Salvation Army in the Shoals area is anticipating one of its busiest holiday seasons yet as inflation drives up need for assistance.

Stockdrop Alabama News
Alabama company stocks crushed on heels of inflation news

Stocks fell sharply on Tuesday on reports of higher-than-expected inflation in August.

Barry Moore Alabama News
Barry Moore: Next year, Republicans can’t take a knee deep in our own territory

The American people have a lot to say to their leaders in Washington, but too often no one is listening.

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Online job ads up once again, as inflation continues to impact employers

The Alabama Department of Labor reports online job ads were up 23.1% in July, from the same time last year. However, the ads were down 6.8% from June.

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Aderholt says that Biden turned a recovery into a recession

“Joe Biden Inherited a Recovery and Created a Recession, When Joe Biden took office in January of 2021, he inherited a booming COVID recovery from the Trump Administration.  His economic prescriptions have now had a year to be absorbed by the economy and it's clearly bad medicine.  All of his policies on issues from energy, to dealing with supply chain issues, to inflation, have led to this economic mess.," said Rep. Aderholt.

Joe Biden Alabama News
Congressmen and Senator from Alabama criticize Biden economic policies after second quarter of GDP decline

"Biden, Pelosi, and Schumer have only worsened the economic crisis facing Americans with their out-of-control socialist spending and anti-American energy policies," said Rep. Mike Rogers.

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Record high inflation on energy leads to higher gas prices, utility bills in Alabama

While prices are up across the board, the price of energy is seeing the greatest increase. This is resulting in higher prices at the gas pump, higher monthly power bills and higher natural gas bills for many Alabama families.

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Sewell challenger says Democrats couldn’t prevent inflation even when they controlled the House, the Senate, and the Presidency

“Terri Sewell and the Democrats couldn’t prevent inflation or high gas prices, even though they control the House, Senate, AND the Presidency. Why should we think they have the answers now?” said Republican challenger Beatrice Nichols.

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Inflation hits 40-year high - Alabama Republicans blame Biden's economic policies

“We are talking about basic necessities like groceries, clothes, transportation. Families no longer have extra money to do things like go out to eat after Church or take a vacation. Soaring prices are impacting small business too," Sen. Tommy Tuberville said.

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Tuberville blames economic policies for Biden’s poor polling

“Families are struggling to afford Biden's economy, doing everything from eating less meat to canceling vacations," Tuberville said,

US House of Rep Rogers Mike Facebook Alabama News
Rogers says White House forcing Americans to pay record gas prices for 'Green New Deal socialism'

“The Biden administration wants to install their Green New Deal socialism by forcing Americans to pay sky high prices at the gas station. Unreal,” Rep. Rogers said on his Facebook page.

Tuberville on Fox and Friends Alabama News
Republican lawmakers say Biden's economic policies making inflation worse

“I was in Alabama all last weekend going around to restaurants and grocery stores. Inflation's out of control,” Tuberville claimed. “It's been growing for the last two years ever since he [Biden] took office,” said Sen. Tommy Tuberville.

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Barry Moore critical of legislation creating federal police force to investigate farmers and meatpackers

“Instead of punishing those in the packing industry and deputizing bureaucrats to force more rules and regulations on the American people, we should be doing all we can to slice red tape, repair the broken supply chain, and end the federal government overspending fueling historic inflation,” Moore said.

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Republicans critical of Biden economic policy as inflation and rising interest rates impact consumer demand

On Tuesday the Commerce Department reported that retail and food service spending posted a 0.3% decline in May. Retail sales turned negative in May as consumers pulled back spending while inflation surged. Republican leaders have been critical of President Biden's economic policies, which they claim exacerbated the inflation especially soaring fuel prices.

Birmingham CITY Alabama News
Birmingham residents facing massive increase in rent costs

Birmingham residents have seen a shocking increase in the cost of living, especially renters.

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Garbage bills to rise by 65% in Jefferson County, as local governments across Alabama struggle with inflation

Jefferson County families will see a 65% increase in their quarterly garbage bills, under an emergency contract amendment with AmWaste approved on Thursday. The Jefferson County Commission’s vote comes as cities and counties across Alabama are seeing major increases in the cost of garbage collection.

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