Missouri Republican Party Statement on August Consumer Price Index
Jefferson City, Mo. — The Consumer Price Index (CPI) soared in August by 8.3 percent compared to last year, meaning inflation remains at a near 40-year high. Core consumer prices – excluding food and energy – rose by 6.3 percent from last year. Grocery prices increased 13.5 percent in August, the largest increase in 43 years. Electricity skyrocketed 15.8 percent, …
by Veronica Jones
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