Stories tagged: "inflation"

Gordon’s Feed, which sells animals and animal feed in Phoenix, gets 500 baby chicks weekly year-round. Due to the increase in demand, baby chicks in recent weeks have sold out within two days, owner Gordon Grantham said on Jan. 26, 2023. (Photo by Gianna Abdallah/Cronkite News)
High Egg Prices Lead Arizona Homeowners to Start Backyard Hatcheries

High egg prices have led Arizona homeowners to start their own backyard hatcheries and caused stores to see an increase in their sales of chicken feed and baby chicks.

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Gov. Hobbs Calls on Elected Officials to End Conspiracy Theories in Inaugural Address

In her speech, Hobbs outlined an agenda focused on water, border security, healthcare access, affordability, workforce development, and education.

Phoenix Led the Nation in Inflation in 2022, but Rise May Slow in 2023

Economists believe high prices will slowly decrease over the next couple of months. One example? Gas prices have already fallen, and experts expect the same to happen with housing.

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Democrat Katie Hobbs Takes Office as Arizona Governor

Hobbs plans to tackle Arizona's growing cost of living, address affordable housing, and the state's water emergency, which has been exasperated by ongoing drought.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., walks to the chamber for final votes as the House wraps up its work for the week, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. McCarthy is seeking enough GOP backing to become Democrat Nancy Pelosi's successor when Republicans take control of the House in the new Congress. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
House Republicans’ Agenda Focuses on Social Security Cuts and Sham Investigations—Not Working Families

Between Republicans’ economic agenda, spurious investigations, and threatened impeachments, the House is looking at a busy but unproductive year.

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Arizona Added 100,000 Jobs in 2022, but Home Prices Limiting Growth, Economist Warns

Arizona continues to have a pro-growth economic setting, but declining housing affordability, inflation, and interest rate hikes threaten to slow economic expansion.

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Arizona’s Minimum Wage Will Go Up to $13.85 Next Year

The minimum wage in Arizona will go up to $13.85 per hour starting Jan. 1, according to the Industrial Commission of Arizona.