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Inflation Rate Increases (2022)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-02-18

Duration: 00:04:58

Subjects: Economy | INFLATION


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Fitzgerald, Andrew Interviewee
  • Johnson, Ben Interviewee


This segment from the February 18, 2022, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the inflation rate increasing to 7.48% nationally, the highest increase in forty years. She interviews Andrew Fitzgerald, the senior vice president of business intelligence with the Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC), and Ben Johnson of Kapitus.