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Improving Regulatory Performance: Lessons from the United Kingdom

Senior Fellow Jitinder Kohli testifies before the Senate Budget Committee.

By Jitinder Kohli | Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Big Ideas for Small Business

CAP offers proposals to form a progressive pro-business agenda for the small- and medium-sized companies that America's economic competitiveness depends on.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Unburdening America’s Middle Class

book_alt2 icon Report Christian Weller outlines ways for American workers and their families to get out of high indebtedness.

By Christian E. Weller | Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Video: What the 99 Percent Is Fighting For

play_alt icon Video The Center for American Progress identifies three factors that contributed to the creation of two Americas: one for the top 1 percent and one for the rest of us.

Monday, October 31, 2011

Five Canards About Job-Killing Regulations

Kristina Costa and Michael Linden point out the absurdities in conservative arguments that regulations are holding back our economy, not lack of demand.

By Kristina Costa and Michael Linden | Friday, October 21, 2011

Another Sign of the Conservative Antiworker, Antijobs Agenda

The weakened Trade Adjustment Assistance legislation Congress passed again reveals that conservative talk about creating jobs and protecting American workers amounts to little more than rhetoric, writes Sabina Dewan.

By Sabina Dewan | Thursday, October 13, 2011

Health Care Industry Consolidation: Focus Needed on Consumer Protection and Balanced Antitrust Enforcement

CAP Senior Fellow David Balto testifies before the House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Health

By David Balto | Friday, September 9, 2011

Reinvigorating Antitrust Enforcement

book_alt2 icon Report David Balto assesses the Obama administration's antitrust enforcement up to now and offers recommendations to strengthen that enforcement going forward.

By David Balto | Tuesday, July 12, 2011

FCC Initiative to Stop “Cramming” Charges

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski highlights new efforts to empower consumers against mystery fees on phone bills.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Ending Too Big to Fail

CAPAF's Michael S. Barr testifies on ending too big to fail before the House Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit.

By Michael Barr | Tuesday, June 14, 2011

America’s Next Top Model Disclosure

Gadi Dechter discusses home mortgage loan disclosures the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is developing in this post on The Hill's blog.

By Gadi Dechter | Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Don’t Roll Back Wall Street Reform

Michael S. Barr details why the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act requires full congressional funding.

By Michael Barr | Thursday, March 31, 2011

Accountability for Consumer Financial Protection

Michael Barr argues in The Hill that we need a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that’s got the independence it needs to be accountable to the American people.

By Michael Barr | Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Using Trade to Create Good Jobs at Home and Abroad

CAP hosts U.S.T.R. Ambassador Ron Kirk for a discussion on how trade policy can generate opportunities for workers around the globe.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

There Are Foolish Things to Defund in the Federal Budget

Regulating financial markets costs something but let’s not be “million wise and trillion” foolish, write Michael Ettlinger and Adam S. Hersh. There are sensible ways to fund our financial policing agencies.

By Michael Ettlinger and Adam Hersh | Friday, February 4, 2011