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Congress Should Protect, Not Expose, Taxpayers to Mortgage Giants’ Bailouts

by Thomas Aiello / /

Newly proposed legislation threatens to undercapitalize the GSEs, putting them at risk of another taxpayer-funded bailout.


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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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House Set to Vote Today on Short-Term Aviation Bill With Private Flood Insurance Provisions

by Thomas Aiello / /

The House is set to approve a bill that extends FAA funding for 6 months and allow for the creation of private flood insurance across the country.
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New Documents Show Treasury Used Fannie and Freddie as an ATM

by Thomas Aiello / /

Newly released court documents disclose why Treasury seized the profits of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
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Politicians Continue to Push For Increased Minimum Wage Even as it Fails

by Jeffrey Freeberg / /

Regardless of numerous examples to the contrary, lawmakers continue to push for minimum wage hikes.
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Department of Labor Begins Implementation of Costly Fiduciary Rule

by Thomas Aiello / /

It is of great urgency that Labor Secretary Acosta work with his staff to remove, or permanently delay this disastrous rule.
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Public Pension Funds Pay Wall Street Millions

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

To make up shortfalls, public pension funds are relying more on so-called "alternative" investments, which can yield higher returns but are riskier and cost more to manage.
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Policy Paper 

The Need for Tax Reform: Simplicity, Savings, and Security

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

The current tax system in the United States is time-consuming, expensive, and intrusive, requiring taxpayers and the government to spend billions of dollars and hours every year in compliance costs. In order to minimize economic losses while protecting ta
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