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.
7 Ways Congress Could Give More Leverage to Consumers and Small Businesses in the Financial Marketplace
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.
While the Dodd-Frank Act would clearly place Leandra English in charge of the consumer bureau, vital consumer protections hang in the balance from the Trump administration’s contested appointment.
The banking industry is pushing for changes to the supplementary leverage ratio, but their arguments miss the mark.
Material financial stress at insurance giant AIG could still threaten U.S. financial stability.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has failed to update the public on the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s investigation into the potential systemic risks posed by the hedge fund industry.
By adopting fair-value accounting, the House budget would put college attendance and home buying out of reach for many families.
With many seats open at the Fed, it’s crucial for Congress to ensure that monetary policymakers are focused on growing the economy by improving the labor market for everyone.
Senators must ask Neomi Rao, the radical opponent of regulation President Donald Trump has nominated to head an office charged with reviewing and improving rules, if she will do her duty.
President Donald Trump’s Regulatory Accountability Act would result in more public health disasters by hamstringing federal agencies’ efforts to respond to emerging threats.
The Powerful Corporations Pushing to Unravel Protections for Consumers, Public Health, and the Environment
During the first three months of 2017, at least 72 corporations and trade associations lobbied Congress to block federal agencies from taking new action to protect consumers, the environment, and public health.
The Regulatory Accountability Act would make it nearly impossible for agencies to provide important health, safety, and consumer protections.