The Volcker Rule is a requirement in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 that is sometimes referred to as a “mini-Glass-Steagall.” 
Research
Wallace C. Turbeville
How taxpayers are bankrolling the paychecks of already-wealthy executives instead of supporting more livable wages for American workers struggling to get by.
Policy Briefs
Robert Hiltonsmith
Amy Traub
Eight examples of the human consequences of delayed regulatory rules.
Research
On March 15, 2013, the Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations held hearings on the London Whale scandal. The indomitable and indefatigable Chairman Carl Levin, ably supported by the brilliant committee chief of staff, Elise Bean, took on six JP Morgan Chase (“JPMC”) current and former
Research
Wallace C. Turbeville
Why over a lifetime, 401k fees can cost a median-income two-earner family nearly $155,000 and consume nearly one-third of their investment returns.
Research
Robert Hiltonsmith
The era of deregulated finance has shown that without public structures to ensure accountability and fairness, the system can not sustain itself.
Policy Briefs
Heather C. McGhee
Tamara Draut
Why, in the absence of heroic government measures, the financial crisis will lead to a serious general depression.
Policy Briefs
If passed, each of these pieces of legislation would destabilize a regulatory system that saves lives and improves our nation.
Testimony and Public Comment
Heather C. McGhee
How Maine can use deposits of state tax revenue to tilt the economic playing field back toward Main Street businesses, our community banks, and long-term job growth. 
Research
Heather C. McGhee
Jason Judd
A Vermont Partnership Bank will generate new revenue for Vermont, save local governments money, and make our small businesses, farms and consumers less vulnerable to cutbacks in lending in our state.
Policy Briefs
Heather C. McGhee
Jason Judd