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Financial Legislation

The Politics of a Grand Bargain in 2012

Frank A. Weil | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Frank A. Weil

It is gradually dawning on many Americans that an extraordinary collection of economic and fiscal events will converge at the beginning of next year, the collective impact of which will/would be greater than any other single such moment in our history.

Standing Up to the Unholy Alliance Between Washington and Wall Street

Russ Feingold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russ Feingold

At the start of this process I made clear that I had a simple test for financial reform -- will it stop another financial meltdown? This bill fails that test.

"Disappointing and Inspiring": Roosevelt Fellows and Colleagues React to FinReg

Lynn Parramore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lynn Parramore

I asked Roosevelt Institute fellows and New Deal 2.0 colleagues to explain the good, the bad, and the ugly on the FinReg bill.