This week, Rep. Maxine Waters discusses her top priorities in her new role as chairwoman of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee—and how she plans to hold the Trump administration accountable.
Workers are increasingly receiving their compensation through payroll cards, and policymakers should take steps to ensure the safety of these financial products.
Americans would benefit from stronger antitrust enforcement, more competition, and fairer prices in the markets for hospital and physician services.
The new 5-4 conservative majority is likely to rule against the legal rights of workers and consumers.
Regulators’ proposal to weaken the Volcker Rule would expand loopholes, narrow definitions, give banks leeway to govern themselves, and introduce more risk into the banking sector.
Boosting SEC-regulated transparency on environmental, social, and governance matters can help align the interests of investors, management, and the public towards shared long-term success.
The Trump administration’s plan to allow capital holders to index their assets to inflation is the latest attempt to benefit the wealthy as it takes steps to cut workers’ pay and retirement savings.
Farmers are feeling the substantial consolidation across many agricultural markets, yet the issue is conspicuously absent from the current Farm Bill debate.
Restoring Americans’ ability to hold companies accountable would rebuild consumer power and trust in government.
The Fed’s vice chairman for supervision will face questions on a range of financial regulatory issues when he testifies on the Hill this week.
S. 2155—the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act—has a multitude of misguided and risky provisions.
States were devastated by the financial crisis, and Congress should not plant the seeds of the next one through deregulation.
Gutting funding for the Financial Stability Oversight Council and the Office of Financial Research does not save taxpayers a dime and makes the U.S. financial system less safe.
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In a time of record bank profits, Congress should enact new protections instead of rolling back regulations.
Improving economic growth requires strengthening and better implementing financial stability reforms—not eroding them.