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Is the ‘Inflation Reduction Act’ really a victory for Biden? | JONAH GOLDBERG

In an era of ugly legislative gridlock, it’s easy to forget that progress isn’t necessarily pretty. Last week, Washington got blindsided by the unveiling of…

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Plasma donations increase as inflation rises

Facing rising costs for everyday needs due to inflation, more people in the Las Vegas Valley are turning to plasma donation to put some extra…

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What’s in a name? Dems rally behind ‘Inflation Reduction Act’ | EDITORIAL

Nancy Pelosi once famously observed that Congress had to pass Obamacare “so that you can find out what’s in it.” That might be the most…

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Nevada senators back Democrats’ inflation bill

WASHINGTON – Both Nevada’s U.S. senators say they support the Democratic health care, climate and tax bill heading toward a possible Senate vote this week….

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Inflation heightens need for community services | LETTER

There were timely messages in the July 24 Review-Journal article “Pressure of inflation” about the continuing need for community support services as Southern Nevada transitions…

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Going to Disneyland? Here’s how to handle the cost amid inflation

The school year is just around the corner and families are looking to do a last minute trip to visit the “happiest place on earth”…

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Fed unleashes another big rate hike in bid to curb inflation

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate by a hefty three-quarters of a point for a second straight time in…

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US inflation reached a new 40-year high in June

WASHINGTON (AP) — Surging prices for gas, food and rent catapulted U.S. inflation to a new four-decade peak in June, further pressuring households and likely…

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Inflation eats minimum wage hike | EDITORIAL

If Democratic policies keep fueling inflation, what was once the “Fight for $15” will soon be the “Fight for $50.” On July 1, Nevada’s minimum…

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Inflation at the grocery store isn’t going away anytime soon. Here’s why.

Sriracha sauce may be in short supply just for a couple of months after a drought in northern Mexico stunted pepper plants. Tampons may be…

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