The Financial CHOICE Act would dismantle the Dodd-Frank Act, which was put in place to rein in Wall Street after the 2007–2008 financial crisis, and would put the U.S. economy—and the American taxpayer—on a path toward similar devastation.
This fact sheet summarizes CAP's analysis of the Financial CHOICE Act, which would dismantle the Dodd-Frank Act, putting the U.S. economy—and the American taxpayer—on a path toward devastation.
Self-interested nations—and international forums for economic governance—will pursue the opportunities inherent in the effort to curb climate change.
Atlanta’s inclusive efforts to battle economic inequality and climate change in tandem can guide cities throughout the United States.
CAP Director of Consumer Finance Joe Valenti testified before the Nevada Senate Committee on Commerce, Labor and Energy on conflicted financial advice.
Contrary to conservative arguments, the 2008 housing crisis was caused by unregulated and loosely regulated private financial entities—not the federal government’s support for homeownership.
Collaboration between law enforcement and immigration enforcement undermines public safety by making police departments deportation forces rather than protectors of people facing extreme risk of violence.
Lawmakers should oppose any bill that cannot pass a simple test: No more tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy.
States and districts should consider policies to offset school funding inequities caused by parent donations.
Efforts to weaken the federal Gun-Free School Zones Act put students, faculty, and other staff at risk.
The United States needs a strong defense and a smart offense; it must also avoid the unilateral disarmament offered in Trump’s budget proposal.
President Trump’s combination of tax cuts, hawkish monetary policy, and financial deregulation will cause the U.S. dollar and trade deficit to rise.
Kuwait remains a vital U.S. security, counterterrorism, and humanitarian partner in the Middle East. The Trump administration should invest in the U.S.-Kuwait relationship to expand cooperation and build ties with young Kuwaitis.
While achieving progress on national work-life and anti-discrimination policies has been all but politically impossible in the United States in the past few decades, industrialized and developing countries alike are comprehensively addressing both facets of the gender wage gap.
Recent policy developments have spurred investment in conservation, but an executive order signed by President Trump now undermines efforts to unlock economic growth and a better future for America’s land, water, and wildlife.