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JOINT ECONOMIC COMMITTEE REPUBLICANS RANKING MEMBER - SENATOR MIKE LEE

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Ranking Member Mike Lee on November Jobs Report

WASHINGTON—Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee, made the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the economy added 263,000 jobs in November:

Lee Outlines Policy Solutions to Reduce Inflation

WASHINGTON—Today, Ranking Member Mike Lee (R-UT) released a new Joint Economic Committee report outlining policy solutions to reduce inflation. 

Ranking Member Mike Lee on October Jobs Report

WASHINGTON—Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee, made the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the economy added 261,000 jobs in October:

Ranking Member Lee on Third Quarter GDP Report

WASHINGTON—Ranking Member Mike Lee (R-UT) released the following statement on the Bureau of Economic Analysis GDP estimate for the third quarter of 2022.

Lee: Inflation Is Costing Americans $728 Each Month

WASHINGTON—Inflation cost Americans an extra $728 in September, according to the Joint Economic Committee's State Inflation Tracker following today's reports that the country continues to face the highest inflation in over 40 years.

Ranking Member Mike Lee on September Jobs Report

WASHINGTON—Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee, made the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the economy added 263,000 jobs in September:

Lee: Price Controls Don't Work

WASHINGTON—Today, Ranking Member Mike Lee (R-UT) released a Joint Economic Committee report showing the high cost of responding to inflation with price controls.

Lee: Inflation Is Costing Americans $715 Each Month

WASHINGTON—The Joint Economic Committee's State Inflation Tracker reports that historically high inflation rates since the beginning of 2021 cost American households an extra $715 in the month of August alone, approximately equal to the cost in July.

Ranking Member Mike Lee on August Jobs Report

WASHINGTON—Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee, made the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the economy added 315,000 jobs in August:

Lee Highlights New Research on the Importance of Social Capital for Upward Mobility

WASHINGTON—Ranking Member Mike Lee (R-UT) released a Joint Economic Committee report today highlighting new research showing the importance of social capital for upward economic mobility.