Local businesses react to inflation slightly easing


SANTA MARIA, Calif. – The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a slightly easing inflation for August.

This is the second month this year that the percentage remained steady.

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, or the CPI-U, rose by .1% in August, and in July, it remained the same.

Statistics show over the last 12 months; there has been an 8.3% increase.

Tune in tonight with NewsChannel reporter Karen Cruz-Orduña on what local businesses had to say about this steady percentage.


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