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JOINT ECONOMIC COMMITTEE REPUBLICANS RANKING MEMBER - SENATOR MIKE LEE

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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.

Lee: Inflation is Costing Americans $717 Each Month

WASHINGTON—Following today's news that the annual inflation rate remains at historically high levels, the Joint Economic Committee's State Inflation Tracker reports that inflation cost American households $717 in the month of July alone, approximately equal to the cost in June.

An Additional 4.7 Million Americans Could Afford a Home Under Lee's HOUSES Act

WASHINGTON—Today, Joint Economic Committee Republicans released a report evaluating the impact of the HOUSES Act on the nation's housing shortage.

Ranking Member Mike Lee on July 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 528,000 jobs in July:

Ranking Member Lee on Second Quarter GDP Report

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

Lee Discusses Role of Social Capital In Preventing Mass Public Shootings

WASHINGTON—Today, Ranking Member Mike Lee (R-UT) released a Joint Economic Committee report highlighting the role of social capital in preventing mass public shootings.

Ranking Member Mike Lee on June 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 372,000 jobs in June: