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.
CAP hosts U.S.T.R. Ambassador Ron Kirk for a discussion on how trade policy can generate opportunities for workers around the globe.
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.
Unrepentant for causing the housing and financial crises, conservatives look for new ways to prevent financial regulators from doing their job, writes Pat Garofalo.
Reece Rushing examines the president’s new reforms as the Obama administration braces for conservative attacks.
Jitinder Kohli sets out five lessons for the Obama administration from his experience working on similar reforms in Britain.
David Balto testifies before the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy about testify about antitrust enforcement in the health care industry.
Pat Garofalo details why conservative claims about tax breaks for the wealthy and tax breaks for small businesses are nearly completely fictitious.
SOURCE: Center for American Progress CAP fellow David Balto testifies before the House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy. Read the testimony (CAP Action). Chairman Johnson, Ranking Member Coble and other members of the committee, I am David Balto, a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, where my work focuses on […]
The public will likely approve of Congress’s recent passage of financial reform, but they also want Congress to take action on unemployment, observes Ruy Teixeira.
Congress this week tried to wrap up financial regulatory reform and discusses small businesses, energy manufacturing, and Elena Kagan's nomination.
Pat Garofalo parses conservatives' last arguments against the Dodd-Frank bill as they dodge responsibility for the crisis they created while protecting Wall Street.
The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act will do just that, writes Pat Garofalo, which is why it needs to become the law of the land.