The bill’s author, Democratic Sen. Mark Leno of San Francisco, says it’s needed to help lift low-wage earners out of poverty.
The latest Consumer Price Index figures from the government show that number is slightly higher than the national rate.
For the second straight month, Americans are losing confidence in the U.S. economy, which could spell trouble for the sputtering recovery.
Are you sick of emptying your wallet while filling up the tank? A new bipartisan study says you should blame the greenback.
Shoppers’ worries about juggling rising gas and food prices and other household costs pushed the Consumer Confidence Index down sharply in March.
Police say an air gun, tear gas and even an assault rifle were used after a man apparently found out the price of a Beefy Crunch Burrito had gone up from 99 cents to a whopping $1.49 each.
Have you noticed your food shopping bill going up? Analysts say if you haven’t yet, you will soon.