Election’s over. Now concentrate on inflation

Before the winners start plotting their moves with an eye on 2024 and the roles they may play in the presidential election, lawmakers of all stripes must focus on the here and now and how the non-elites are living.

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November 9, 2022 - 2:09 PM

Inflation and avian influenza are contributing to higher turkey prices. Although despite concerns about shortages. grocery stores say they have orders in the pipeline.

Not so long ago, a 9-5 job was enough to pay the bills and put food on the table.

But out-of-control inflation has kneecapped the eight-hour day. According to a survey by Insuranks, a small-business insurance marketplace, 93% of adults have a side hustle or are working a second job.

Nearly 80% of those surveyed work full time, but both full-time and part-time respondents said they devoted an average of 13 hours per week to their side hustle.

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