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
High gas prices are posted at a full service gas station in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Damian Dovarganes / APBusiness

U.S. Annual Inflation Rate At 6.2% For October, Highest Since 1990

Boats and a house in the Florida Keys
NewsyScience and Health

How Climate Change Is Affecting Life In The Florida Keys

Houses being built in a Florida neighborhood
NewsyScience and Health

Aging Population Is Causing A Climate-Related Issue In Florida

Washington Football Team fan cutouts form a Breast Cancer Awareness Ribbon during an NFL game
Daniel Kucin Jr. / APScience and Health

Breast Cancer Products Bring In Big Money — But To Whom?

A now hiring sign sits on a display in a clothing store
David Zalubowski / APBusiness

Unemployment Claims Fall Below 300K For First Time Since March 2020

Tracy Walder teaching
Andrew Shafer/Newsy staffU.S.

Former 9/11 Spy Turns To Teaching

The Fort Peck Indian Reservation in Montana
Jeff Wick/Newsy staffScience and Health

Fort Peck Tribes Embrace Natural Recovery From Addiction

Union Gospel Mission in Dallas
Newsy staff/Andrew ShaferPolitics

Homeless Shelters Brace For Influx After Eviction Moratorium Ends

Protesters call for a raise in the federal minimum wage
Megan Smith/NewsyBusiness

Pandemic Fuels Wage Debate In America

Long lines for gas in Beirut
Altaf AhmadWorld

Lebanon's Economic Crisis Reaches A Boiling Point

President Nixon declares the War on Drugs in 1971
AP ImagesScience and Health

Could Legalizing Drugs Offset The Fatal Overdose Rate?

A hiring sign.
AP ImagesPolitics

Perfect Storm Of Factors Lead To Stubborn 'Worker Shortage'

President Joe Biden at church in Delaware
AP ImagesPolitics

Catholic Bishops To Discuss Politicians, Communion At Spring Meeting

Starbucks employees in a Pride parade
AP ImagesBusiness

Pride Is Good For Business. But Is Business Good For Pride?

JBS meatpacking plant in Greeley, Colorado
David Zalubowski / APTech

Top U.S. Meat Producer Forced To Close Several Facilities

An Army veteran plants flags on Boston Common
AP ImagesScience and Health

Veteran Suicide Rate Could Spike Further After COVID-19

Rose Ave Bakery
Megan Smith/Newsy StaffBusiness

After Surviving Pandemic, DC Bakery Puts Energy Into Anti-Hate Effort

The Bitcoin logo appears on a cryptocurrency ATM.
AP Photo / Charles Krupa, FileTech

Cryptocurrencies Continue To Plunge Amid Week-Long Crash

A hiring sign in Pennsylvania.
AP ImagesPolitics

More States Offering Return-To-Work Incentives To Help Fill Jobs

A customer drives from a Chevron station after it ran out of gasoline, Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in Miami.
Marta Lavandier / APBusiness

Delays Persist as Colonial Pipeline Restarts

A worker restocks chicken in the meat product section at a grocery store in Dallas, Texas
AP/ LM OteroBusiness

U.S. Consumers Face Shortage Of Goods, Higher Prices

Bitcoin tokens
AP ImagesBusiness

Central Banks Understand Cryptocurrency — And They Want In

President Joe Biden
AP ImagesPolitics

Where Does the Economy Stand After Biden's First 100 Days?

President Trump signing a memorandum to protect Florida coastline from offshore drilling
AP ImagesScience and Health

Economic Benefits Unclear Under Trump Environmental Rollbacks

AP ImagesBusiness

Taxing Times: Should I File For An Extension?

Bernie Madoff at a bail hearing
AP ImagesBusiness

Ponzi Schemer Bernie Madoff Dies In Prison At 82

AP ImagesBusiness

Taxing Times: How Likely Am I To Be Audited?

Rep. James Clyburn
AP ImagesPolitics

Lawmaker Still Pushing 'Charleston Loophole' Bill Years After Shooting

A taxpayer going over paperwork

Taxing Times: Can I File My Taxes For Free?

A store displays a hiring sign
AP ImagesPolitics

'Marshall Plan for Moms' Aims To Aid Women In Pandemic