Mountain-Plains Latest Research and Notices


Research and Reports


  • Discontinuance of mailing paper copies of the Mountain-Plains Consumer Price Index (CPI) Summary
  • As of April 1, 2008, subscribers will no longer receive paper copies of the Mountain-Plains CPI Summary (CPI Blue Card) in the mail. The Mountain-Plains CPI Summary will continue to be available through the Bureau's Web site; archived issues are also available at

    A free email subscription service is available for this product. Shortly after the CPI Summary is posted online each month, subscribers to this service receive an email message containing a link to the summary. The subscription form with a list of available regional office CPI summaries (blue cards) is located at

    The mailing of regional CPI summaries and other regional publications is being discontinued as a result of unanticipated budget constraints faced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. See for details.