Kansas is among the last states where the average price of gasoline is still under $4.
Gasoline prices hit a new high in the U.S. Monday, with the average cost of a gallon of regular gas at $4.48.
Gas prices continue to rise in New Mexico.
Montana's economy saw significant growth last year that outpaced the country's growth rate, according to federal data.
The Colorado Senate Tuesday gave its final approval for a bill that seeks to reduce most business filing fees to $1.
Inflation continued its steady rise in April, when the Consumer Price Index increased 8.3 percent over last year, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
As millions of Americans are struggling to fill their gas tanks, a new report shows that rising prices are padding the bottom lines of powerful oil and gas companies.
The Fed's main monetary policy tool is the federal funds rate, which acts as a benchmark for every other interest rate in the U.S. economy - from borrowing rates for mortgages to business loans. It also helps determine many other rates around the world.
The Federal Reserve Wednesday said it was raising interest rates by 0.5 percentage points, the largest hike since 2020.
Most small business owners are concerned about continued inflation but still expect their revenue to increase by the end of the year.