Rise to the moment of truth Saturday, August 13, 2022

Tag: INFLAtION

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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.

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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,

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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.

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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.

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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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As grocery prices rise, can gardening and raising food at home save money?

As poultry and produce prices skyrocket due to inflation, many Alabamians are looking for ways to keep food on the table without taking a hit. Some have turned to growing and raising their own food. 

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Subprime loan defaults on the rise

Subprime loan defaults are, once again, on the rise as concerns over the U.S economy continue to grow. 

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Inflation rising faster than Alabama wages, forcing tough decisions for many families, communities

Eric Martin’s grocery cart looks different than just one year ago.

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Rising diesel prices impacting virtually everyone in Alabama, including cities

The 78% increase in diesel fuel costs has crippled some industries and businesses across the nation. Facing higher costs of production and transportation eventually trickles down to the consumer. Even some Alabama cities are being hit hard.

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Inflation hits 7.5%

Several GOP Congressmen were quick to blame President Joe Biden’s (D) policies for a higher-than-expected inflation report. The Bureau...

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Barry Moore criticizes first year of the Biden administration

One year ago, Joseph R. Biden (D) was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. Congressman Barry Moore (R-AL02) marked...

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Palmer, Rogers, Moore, and Brooks criticize Biden administration over inflation

Several Alabama Congressmen reacted after the latest Bureau of Economic Statistics report showed that inflation rose to seven percent...

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Congress approves raising of debt ceiling

By Brandon Moseley Late Tuesday, the Senate passed legislation to increase the nation's debt ceiling, in a vote of 50 to 49. Early...

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Inflation soars in November

By Brandon Moseley On Friday, economists confirmed what most consumers already knew: inflation soared in the month of November. Prices...

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Polls trending in favor of GOP as Biden popularity declines

  By Brandon Moseley On Saturday, President Joseph R. Biden (D) celebrated his birthday. He turned 79. Prior to Biden, the oldest President...

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Alabama Congressmen blame Biden for soaring prices; White House responds

By Brandon Moseley The U.S. Labor Department announced that the consumer price index jumped 0.9% last month after climbing 0.4% in...

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Shortages and border issues plaguing Mexican restaurants and stores in Alabama

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor Supply chain shortages and border issues are causing challenges for some Mexican restaurants across...

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Rogers and Brooks warn that rising prices will impact American families

By Brandon Moseley Congressmen Mike Rogers (R-AL03) and Mo Brooks (R-AL05) expressed concerns that the worsening supply chain issues...