U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) released the following statement on Tuesday’s Consumer Price Index report, which rose to 8.5 percent.

“With President Joe Biden at the helm, inflation is hammering Hoosiers. Every week at the grocery store and the gas pump, working families are forced to make hard choices as prices skyrocket out of control – with no end in sight. While the White House spent months laughing off inflation fears and doubling down on its failed agenda, prices were climbing to shameful record-breaking highs. The answer is clear – get Americans back to work, get Americans making energy again, and get big-government out of the way.”

Walorski represents the 2nd Congressional District of Indiana, serving as a member of the House Ways and Means Committee and the Ranking Member of the House Ethics Committee.