(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. consumer prices are continuing to climb sharply, according to data from the Department of Labor on Thursday. The Consumer Price Index, which measures what consumers pay for everyday goods and services and is often looked at as an inflation barometer, jumped 5%... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Consumer prices spiked sharply in April, according to new data released Wednesday by the Department of Labor. The consumer price index, a barometer that measures what consumers pay for everyday goods and services, jumped by 4.2% in the year through April, the... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- After a years-long battle, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has rolled back a series of proposed limitations to payday loans in a move advocacy groups call a "grave error" that could potentially trap vulnerable... Read More.
By DEVIN DWYER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court on Monday dealt a blow to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as conceived by President Barack Obama and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, making it easier for the agency’s leader to be removed... Read More.
Many cities in Snohomish County currently have fireworks bans in place, including Brier, Goldbar, Everett and Edmonds, to name a few. For the tenth year in a row, South County Fire asked Snohomish County Council to consider a proposal on a ban of fireworks in... Read More.