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Zach Carter

Congress Revives Gingrich-Era Law To Thwart Obama | Zach Carter | Posted 02.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in Congress aim to revamp an anti-regulatory law from the Newt Gingrich era in an effort to paralyze new financial, environm...

Eleazar David Melendez

Beer Breweries Fight the Feds Over Weed | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 07.23.2013 | Small Business

When it comes to showing their embrace of marijuana, beer breweries are standing by the plant and sticking it to The Man, man. A handful of the nat...

The Power to Break Up the Big Banks

Micah Hauptman | Posted 03.26.2012 | Business
Micah Hauptman

If regulators do their jobs properly, the resulting institutions should be simpler, smaller, and safer. Those firms would be less likely to fail -- and less dangerous in the event that they do.

Consumers Be Damned: Senator Shelby, Captain Queeg and the Politics of No

Adam Levin | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics
Adam Levin

Last week's hearing on the nomination of Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau featured prepared speeches that were utterly without sound and fury but still managed to do a huge disservice to American consumers.

Ask U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Standards Expert Anything

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2011 | Green

AP reporter Jeff Donn and the AP investigative unit examined the state of nuclear regulatory standards in the United States, finding that, "Federal re...

Fewer Homeowners Put On Notice For Being Behind On Payments

Posted 08.16.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The number of U.S. homeowners who were put on notice for being behind on their mortgage payments fell in May to the lowest level ...

JPMorgan Chase Settles Claims It Used High-Pressure Tactics On Customers

Posted 08.15.2011 | Business

(AP) WASHINGTON — JPMorgan Chase Bank has agreed to pay $2 million to settle federal regulators' civil claims that it used high-pressure tactics and...

Fed Wants Broad Group Of Banks To Provide Annual Finance Details

Posted 08.10.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve wants a broader group of banks to provide details each year about their finances, part of an effort to ensure ...

Fannie, Freddie Completing Fewer Mortgage Modifications

Posted 08.07.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - The number of loan modifications and mortgage repayment plans completed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac declined in the first quarter of 20...

Regulators Save Money Riding Discount Buses Instead Of Amtrak

The New York Times | BEN PROTESS | Posted 07.04.2011 | Business

Government regulators on the Wall Street beat have long been outnumbered and outspent by the companies they are supposed to police. But even after rec...

Rift Widens Between Federal, State Officials On Foreclosure Reform

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 06.12.2011 | Business

The rift continues to widen between state and federal officials over foreclosure reform. Since the 50 state attorneys general first issued their pr...