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
Gas prices displayed at a gas station
Rich Pedroncelli / APBusiness

Key Inflation Gauge Tracked By Federal Reserve Remains At 6.3%

Fresh cut beef at packing facility
Keith Srakocic / APBusiness

U.S. Economy Shrank 1.6% To Start Year

Babies are shown in a hospital.

What's Causing America's Birth Rate To Be Lower Than Ever?

Outside the Watergate building

Hotel Guests Can Experience Watergate 50 Years Later

Apple CEO Tim Cook
Noah Berger / APBusiness

Why Do CEOs Get Paid So Much?

Bartender pours a drink
Steven Senne / APBusiness

U.S. Added 390,000 Jobs In May As Hirings Remained Robust

Home for sale
Michael Conroy / APU.S.

Housing Shortage Leads To Skyrocketing Home Prices

meat products
Matt Rourke / APBusiness

Why Is Inflation On The Rise Globally?

Person grocery shopping
Nam Y. Huh / APBusiness

U.S. Inflation Hit 8.3% In April But Slows From 40-Year High

Coffee beans
Rich Pedroncelli / APWorld

The True Cost Of Fair Trade Goods

A For Rent sign is posted
Rich Pedroncelli / APU.S.

Renters And Landlords Continue To Struggle Amid Inflation

A steelworker
Antonio Calanni / APBusiness

What Happened To Nickel Prices?

U.S. currency
Mark Lennihan / APBusiness

Inflation Has Uneven Social Effects

A "now hiring" sign
Matt Rourke, File / APBusiness

U.S. Added 431,000 Jobs In March In Sign Of Economic Health

A hiring sign
Nam Y. Huh / APBusiness

March Jobs Report Shows Hiring Remains Strong

Gas prices
Nam Y. Huh / APBusiness

Consumer Prices Spiked In February

A customer shops at a small business.
Rebecca Blackwell / APBusiness

Small-Business Owners Forced To Confront New Prices With Inflation

Babies in Ukraine

Safety Concerns For Ukrainian Surrogate Mothers And Babies

Red Square, with St. Basil's Cathedral in the background in Moscow, Russia

Pressure Builds For Western Countries To Cut Business Ties With Russia

A customer prepares to pump gasoline
Rogelio V. Solis / APBusiness

4-Decade-High Inflation Expected For February

President Joe Biden
Patrick Semansky / APBusiness

The Economy's Role In President Biden's State Of The Union Address

People stand in line to withdraw U.S. dollars and Euros from an ATM in St. Petersburg, Russia
Dmitri Lovetsky / APPolitics

Russians Scramble To Banks As Their Currency Crumbles

Gas prices in California
Marcio Jose Sanchez / APBusiness

Gas Prices Are Up Nearly A Dollar From Last Year

Woman checks her sales receipt after checking out from grocery store

U.S. Inflation Jumped 7.5% In The Past Year, A 40-Year High

A Chevron gas station in Palo Alto, Calif.
Reed Saxon / APU.S.

Why Gas Prices In The U.S. May Soon Rise

A Frontier Airlines jetliner taxis to a runway to take off.
David Zalubowski / APBusiness

Frontier Buying Spirit Airlines In $3B Deal

Protesters rally against COVID-19 vaccine mandates
Patrick Semansky / APScience and Health

Biden Administration Withdraws Vaccine Mandate For Large Employers

New home construction site
Nam Y. Huh / APBusiness

Housing Prices Continue To Soar Due To Supply Chain, Labor Shortages

Container ships in port
Ringo H.W. Chiu / APBusiness

In Review: The Business News of 2021

Aladdin the Christmas Camel at Mount Vernon, Va.
Megan SmithScience and Health

Camel Keeps 200-Year-Old Christmas Tradition Alive