From the West Alabama Newsroom– The high cost of gas — continues to fuel inflation across the nation. And as a result — a lot of people — continue to need a helping hand — to feed their families. Hundreds of families in Selma won’t have to worry — about their next few meals. Thanks to a food giveaway Thursday…
The prices of gas, food and most other goods and services jumped in May, raising inflation to a new four-decade high and giving American households no respite from rising costs.
Inflation soared over the past year at its fastest pace in more than 40 years, with costs for food, gasoline, housing and other necessities squeezing American consumers and wiping out the pay raises that many people have received.
Inflation soared over the past year at its highest rate in four decades, hammering America’s consumers and wiping out pay raises.
As grocers in our community are having trouble getting all the turkeys, canned soups, produce and more that they need because of supply chain issues, your Thanksgiving may not be spared from price of inflation that we’re seeing in the economy.
Add Christmas trees to the list of items facing shortages and higher prices this year.