Yes. The Consumer Price Index rose 3.2% in July 2023 compared with a year earlier. Inflation trended upward in January 2021 before hitting a peak in June 2022. That month’s 9.1% year-over-year increase was a four-decade high.
No. Nationwide, college tuition has increased about three times as much as inflation since Ronald Reagan’s presidency ended in January 1989.
Yes. The last time the 12 month–average inflation rate was below 5% was in April 2021, when it was 4.2%, according to U.S. Labor Department data.
As pandemic-related government aid programs end and inflation rises, nonprofits of all kinds are looking everywhere and trying everything to get volunteers.
Yes. Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said, “I’ve always been a big supporter of big pharma … I’m all for the profit motive, the development of new drugs.”
No. Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, the Democratic candidate for Wisconsin for the U.S. Senate, advocates lowering middle class taxes, not raising them.