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Regulation and Markets: Archives

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

Deregulation by a Different Name: Conservatives Still Think Wall Street Should Do as it Pleases

Unrepentant for causing the housing and financial crises, conservatives look for new ways to prevent financial regulators from doing their job, writes Pat Garofalo.

by Pat Garofalo | Tuesday, February 1, 2011

President Obama Outlines Vision for Regulation: New Directives Strike the Right Balance

Reece Rushing examines the president’s new reforms as the Obama administration braces for conservative attacks.

by Reece Rushing | Wednesday, January 19, 2011

A Win-Win on Regulatory Reform

Jitinder Kohli sets out five lessons for the Obama administration from his experience working on similar reforms in Britain.

by Jitinder Kohli | Wednesday, January 19, 2011

The Need for a New Antitrust Paradigm in Health Care

David Balto testifies before the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy about testify about antitrust enforcement in the health care industry.

by David Balto | Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Facts vs. Fiction: Conservatives Claims About Small Business Taxes Are Bogus

Pat Garofalo details why conservative claims about tax breaks for the wealthy and tax breaks for small businesses are nearly completely fictitious.

by Pat Garofalo | Monday, November 15, 2010