Posts Tagged ‘congress’

After Sequestration, A Leaner Watchdog


By Covering Business   March 5, 2013

The Government Accountability Office sizes up the effect of mandatory federal budget cuts on itself.

Critics Warn Dodd-Frank May Bring New Risk


By Covering Business   April 13, 2012

Two detractors says regulatory reform has done little to ensure the safety of the financial system.

How Federal Earmarks Backfire

Photo: Alex Proimos

By Covering Business   March 14, 2012

A study in the Journal of Political Economy reveals how big earmarks can harm local economies.