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Shannon Pettypiece

Shannon Pettypiece is senior policy reporter for NBC News digital.

Shannon Pettypiece is senior policy reporter for NBC News digital.

Latest from Shannon Pettypiece

4d ago

Debt ceiling fight threatens to deepen divide between GOP and corporate America

Corporate America’s warnings of a financial catastrophe if Congress fails to raise the debt ceiling are falling on deaf ears among former GOP allies.
7d ago

Red-hot rental market is cooling in a good sign for inflation

Renters are on track to get some relief in 2023 as a growing number of indicators suggest the red-hot rental market has started to cool.
20d ago

China’s Covid wave threatens another snarl of U.S. medical supply chain

As Covid surges across China, the U.S. risks falling short of medical supplies as that country struggles to keep factories running and goods flowing out.
28d ago

Inflation struggles, China's Covid: What to watch for in the economy in 2023

The economic turbulence of 2022 is expected to persist into 2023 with a range of factors, from the Federal Reserve to China’s Covid policies.

Holiday postal deliveries on track for Christmas despite delays

With just days to go until Christmas, the U.S. Postal Service says it is on track to meet its holiday delivery deadlines.
42d ago

Car repossessions are on the rise in warning sign for the economy

A growing number of consumers are falling behind on their car payments, a trend financial analysts fear will continue, in a sign of economic strain.
44d ago

White House announces steps to counter winter wave of Covid infections

White House officials are announcing steps to provide more Covid testing, vaccinations and supplies as cases tick up amid another winter wave of infections.
49d ago

Business groups optimistic Congress may finally strike immigration deal

Some of the largest business groups in Washington are making a last-ditch effort to get Congress to pass immigration legislation before the end of the year.
51d ago

Democrats detail effects of early pandemic failures in new Senate report

Many of the deaths and much of the economic damage from the Covid pandemic could have been prevented, particularly in the early months of the coronavirus's
59d ago

House passes bill to avert looming rail strike, sending it to Senate ahead of crucial deadline

The House passed legislation to avert a potentially catastrophic rail strike that President Joe Biden warned could threaten the U.S. economy.
59d ago

Drinking water to retail: How a rail strike could upend the economy

Biden, lawmakers and business leaders are warning of an economic crisis should the country’s railroad workers go on strike, including drinking water and gas.