Archives: Federal Government

Reforming the Financial System

The Obama administration’s proposals to regulate the financial industry

Education Affordability Act

The implications of the “Education Affordability Act,” which provides direct federal student loans and increasing availability of Pell Grants

Chief Justice Thomas Moyer / Corporate Spending in Elections

Discussion about the late Thomas Moyer, and two points of view on the issue of corporations as “persons” deserving constitutional rights, and the constitutional basis for the ruling

Proposed Consumer Financial Protections Agency

Proposed federal legislation to create a consumer financial protection agency