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House Ignores Opportunity to Reform Government's Role in the Flood Insurance Market

by Thomas Aiello / /

House passes legislation to forgive most of NFIP's debt without making any reforms to the broken program.
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The Sharing Economy Benefits Lower Income Workers

by Spencer Woody / /

The sharing economy fosters opportunities for goods to be enjoyed without ownership, thus helping lower income individuals.
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Puerto Rico Action Plan: What Should Taxpayers Look For?

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Very soon, the House Committee on Natural Resources is expected to release draft legislation designed to address Puerto Rico's chronic and serious financial woes.
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Puerto Rican Debt Primer: Causes and Solutions

by Dan Barrett / /

Because of over-spending and relying on a possible federal bailout, Puerto Rico is saddled with over $70 billion and recently was denied restructuring rights under Chapter 9 bankruptcy rules. Bondholders, who expect to receive returns on their investments
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Six Years Later, TARP Programs Remain Active

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

According to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office, the Department of Treasury is still managing $2.9 billion worth of assets through five non-housing programs in the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), and has incurred costs of $37.
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