Bianca Facchinei

Bianca Facchinei

Politics Reporter

Bianca is a national correspondent for Scripps News in the Washington bureau, where she covers the economy. She frequently reports on the biggest financial issues facing Americans including inflation, jobs, and wages. Bianca also serves as fill-in anchor for live and recorded programming. She joined Scripps News in April 2018.

Recent Work
Patricia Moran watches as children play at her child care facility
Jeff Chiu / APLife

Child care costs rising with more private equity firm investments

Woman working in a laboratory
Scripps NewsBusiness

The gender pay gap isn't budging

A pedestrian passes a Silicon Valley Bank branch in San Francisco
Jeff Chiu / APBusiness

What led to the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and others?

The FDIC headquarters are shown.

Silicon Valley Bank collapse made businesses rethink banking habits

Now hiring sign.

Unemployment rate increases as Fed continues to fight inflation

Three girls sit on their phones.
Scripps NewsScience and Health

CDC: Suicidal thoughts among teenage girls at highest rate in a decade

Workers stand near underbodies of cars.

Declining health in men could be hurting the manufacturing industry

Eggs for sale
Ross D. Franklin / APPolitics

President Biden's State of the Union highlights economic promises

Green Bay Packers fans walk into Lambeau Field
Scripps NewsScience and Health

Section Yellow supporting sober fans at Green Bay Packers games

Treasury Sec. Janet Yellen
Cliff Owen / APPolitics

Congress, Treasury plan to address US hitting debt ceiling

A shopper carries bags down a street.

How do retailers handle so many returned purchases?

Sale sign displayed at clothing store.
Ted Shaffrey / APLife

US consumer inflation eased again to 6.5% in December

President Joe Biden, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are shown.

Migration was the main topic during US, Mexico, Canada summit

Southwest airplanes sit on a runway
Matt York / APBusiness

Here's Why Southwest Is Canceling More Flights Than Other Airlines

A pregnant woman rubs her stomach
Rogelio V. Solis / APLife

Hospital Childbirth Costs Soar Despite Transparency Rule

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried leaves court.
Julia Nikhinson / APU.S.

FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried Released On Bail

The Twitter application is seen on a digital device.
Gregory Bull / APTech

Twitter Under Elon Musk: Violating Free Speech Or Preventing Doxxing?

Co-founder and CEO of Sandy Hook Promise Foundation Nicole Hockley shows photos of her son, Dylan
Julia Nikhinson / APU.S.

It's Been 10 Years Since The Sandy Hook Elementary Shooting

Robots in a hospital

How Is Automation Transforming The Economy?

Applicants line up at a job fair.
Wayne Parry /APBusiness

Why Is Quick Quitting Gaining Momentum?

Freight train cars sit in a Norfolk rail yard.
Danny Karnik / APBusiness

More Than 400 Groups Urge Congress To Act To Prevent Rail Strike

Greg Nalley and Carlos Harris the founders of Nalley Fresh.

Bill Offers Incentives To Small Businesses Hiring Former Inmates

The scene of a mass shooting at a Walmart
Alex Brandon / APU.S.

Walmart Mass Shooting Could Affect Retailers And Consumer Confidence

A tip jar with one dollar and five dollar bills and a penny in New York.
Mark Lennihan / APLife

Do Income Programs Work?

Hiring sign is displayed in Northbrook, Ill.
Nam Y. Huh / APBusiness

Consumer Price Index Has The Smallest Rise Since January

A customer pumps gas.
Rogelio V. Solis / APBusiness

U.S. Consumer Inflation Eased To 7.7% Over Past 12 Months

A sale sign stands outside a home in Wyndmoor, Pa.,
Matt Rourke / APBusiness

Current Federal Reserve Interest Rate At Highest Level Since 2008

People shop at a grocery store.
Nam Y. Huh / APBusiness

U.S. Economy Returned To Growth Last Quarter, Expanding 2.6%

A "Help Wanted" sign displayed at a business.
Nam Y. Huh / APBusiness

Fewer Americans Filed For Jobless Benefits Last Week

Customers shop at a grocery store.
Liz Hafalia / San Francisco Chronicle via APBusiness

U.S. Inflation Intensifies As Consumer Prices Increased In September