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How a GOLIATH Act Could Restore Consumer Rights Article
Amanda Werner, who is dressed as Monopoly's Rich Uncle Pennybags, sits behind Richard Smith, left, former CEO of Equifax, during a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on the company's security breach, October 4, 2017. (Getty/CQ Roll Call/Tom Williams)

How a GOLIATH Act Could Restore Consumer Rights

Restoring Americans’ ability to hold companies accountable would rebuild consumer power and trust in government.

Joe Valenti

10 Years Later: The Financial Crisis State by State Article
The New York Stock Exchange stands in lower Manhattan, February 2017. (Getty/Spencer Platt)

10 Years Later: The Financial Crisis State by State

States were devastated by the financial crisis, and Congress should not plant the seeds of the next one through deregulation.

Joe Valenti

English v. Trump and the Future of the CFPB’s Independence Article
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English v. Trump and the Future of the CFPB’s Independence

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.

Joe Valenti

6 Must-Ask Questions of All Nominees for the Federal Reserve System Article
An elevator employee sweeps corn in Thornton, Iowa, on October 13, 2017. (AP/Charlie Neibergall)

6 Must-Ask Questions of All Nominees for the Federal Reserve System

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.

Michael Madowitz

2 Questions for Trump’s ‘Regulatory Czaritsa’ Nominee Article
The White House is seen in Washington, May 2017. (AP/Carolyn Kaster)

2 Questions for Trump’s ‘Regulatory Czaritsa’ Nominee

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.

Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza, Joe Valenti

The Regulatory Accountability Act Would Spread the Asbestos Problem Article
Dr. Brad Black, director of an asbestos clinic in Montana, looks at X-rays, June 18, 2010. (AP/Rick Bowmer)

The Regulatory Accountability Act Would Spread the Asbestos Problem

President Donald Trump’s Regulatory Accountability Act would result in more public health disasters by hamstringing federal agencies’ efforts to respond to emerging threats.

Alison Cassady, Sam Berger

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