A Government for the People

Former Indy mayor writes on streamlining government, tailoring it to people
Stephen Goldsmith / AP

Former Mayor of Indianapolis Stephen Goldsmith launched on Monday the first of several essays on government reform, in which he discusses topics ranging from government structure to public-private partnerships.

‘Recipe for Disaster’

Government policy to lower home mortgage standards is a bad idea, experts say
AP

The Obama administration is pushing to lower the lending standards for home loans in order to spur the recovery and help lower-income homebuyers, a move some housing finance experts find alarming.

Cleaning Up the Fiscal Mess

Panel discusses policy solutions, limitations in fighting the fiscal crisis
Norquist, Furchtgott-Roth, Shlaes, DeMuth

A quartet of conservative panelists looked at the challenges of being the minority party in a divided government during a Saturday afternoon panel at the National Review Institute Summit titled, “The Way Out of the Fiscal Mess.”

Dodd-Frank: Two Years Later

Obama financial regulation under constitutional fire, hurting growth, critics say

Two years after President Obama signed the 848-page Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, only a third of the nearly 400 required regulations have been finalized, and critics say the ensuing uncertainty is retarding economic growth.