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Regulation Reform

Fighting Injustice With Love

Laura Barrett | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics
Laura Barrett

On Valentine's Day, job seekers and organizers will deliver candy and flowers to local and state officials, contractors associations and other stakeho...

Oil Slicks: Who Benefits From Gambling on Gas Prices?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

We can't know for sure what's behind these oil prices. But what we can know is that we don't know -- and that our government should have the resources to track these markets and intervene when they're being misused.

To Regulate or Not?

Robert Davey | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics
Robert Davey

I wrote a letter to the New York Times last week, suggesting that members of Congress who say they are opposed to government regulation should be ask...

Rebuking Reins: Why Members Of The House Must Oppose The Regulations From The Executive In Need Of Scrutiny Act

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

Innocuously titled and intentionally cumbersome, the REINS Act would make it nearly impossible for federal agencies to protect Americans' health or the environment in the future.

Eliminating Regulations That Protect the Health and Safety of Americans Is Not Job Creation

Rep. John Conyers | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics
Rep. John Conyers

The solution to the recession is fairly straightforward. We must increase demand for American goods, create jobs and resolve the home foreclosure crisis. If we continue this regulatory race to the bottom, American manufacturers will be less competitive and fewer -- not more -- jobs will be created.

Obama's Financial Reforms: 5 Things You Need To Know (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

President Barack Obama announced sweeping new reforms for the financial industry today. The announcement had long-been anticipated by Wall Street and ...