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Mulvaney on the CFPB: "We need to be a regulator, not somebody's child"
The acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau talks about the agency's decision to fine Wells Fargo.
A public-private partnership shapes the fate of two communities differently
President Donald Trump has talked about improving the nation’s infrastructure, using public-private partnerships to help pay for things like roads and bridges. Central Florida is an example of how this plan might work.
The Fed rethinks its inflation target
The Federal Reserve has two main jobs: maximize employment and keep prices stable. That second piece, stable prices, has meant the Fed tries to keep inflation at 2 percent. Former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke made that target the explicit goal about six years ago, but it’s been unofficial far longer than that. Lots of other […]
Congressional tax proposals wouldn't do much to help low-income families with children, study says
Low-income families with young children wouldn’t see a lot of benefit from the House or Senate tax overhauls, according to a new study from the left-leaning Tax Policy Center. It found the tax cut proposals tilt heavily toward middle- and upper-income families. That’s even if the final version of the tax overhaul increases the child […]
How summer festivals boost town economies and foster community pride
Festivals generate revenue for local businesses, but they help build a sense of community as well