Tag: curbing

  • Biden and House Democrats hope to make curbing ‘junk fees’ a winning issue in 2024

    Biden and House Democrats hope to make curbing ‘junk fees’ a winning issue in 2024

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    WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats are teaming up with the Biden administration and a progressive advocacy group to turn policy efforts to curb “ junk fees ” into a political rallying cry, betting that a small but potentially potent kitchen table issue will resonate with voters. President Joe Biden promised in this year’s State of the…

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  • Little progress has been made in curbing too high inflation, Fed’s Jefferson says

    Little progress has been made in curbing too high inflation, Fed’s Jefferson says

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    WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve governor Philip Jefferson said Friday that inflation remains too high and there has been “little progress” made toward bringing it down to the central bank’s 2% target, a pessimistic assessment given signs in a report earlier this week that price increases might be slowing. Jefferson, who was nominated by President Joe…

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