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July 26, 2016
GOP Issues Blueprint for Tax Reform
House Republicans—led by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Rep.
Regulation
March 2, 2017
Florida Lawmaker Proposes Bill Standardizing Short-Term Rental Rules
The Florida Legislature is considering a bill that would prevent local governments from enacting regulations effectively banning homeowners from using Airbnb and other peer-to-peer economy companies.
Law
February 28, 2017
North Carolina Lawmaker Proposes Eminent Domain Ballot Question
North Carolina lawmakers are considering a bill to ask voters to approve new restrictions on local and state governments’ power to seize and resell people’s private property to private developers.
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FIRE
January 26, 2017
IRS Demands Private Consumer Data from Bitcoin Exchange
An online cryptocurrency exchange company is vowing to fight a federal agency’s efforts to compel the release of millions of consumers’ private data and metadata.
FIRE
January 25, 2017
Congressman Proposes Bill Delaying New Broker Regulations
Congress is considering a bill to delay the federal government’s implementation of an Obama administration rule tightening regulations on how retirement investment advisors may serve consumers.
FIRE
January 24, 2017
Federal Judge Dismisses CFPB’s Attempt to Quash ‘Operation Choke Point’ Lawsuit
A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments from lawyers representing a consumer mortgage company who hope to present evidence alleging a federal government agency participated in a controversial program.

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FIRE
March 2, 2017
By Michael McGrady
The Florida Legislature is considering a bill that would prevent local governments from enacting regulations effectively banning homeowners from using Airbnb and other peer-to-peer economy companies.
February 28, 2017
By Jeff Reynolds
North Carolina lawmakers are considering a bill to ask voters to approve new restrictions on local and state governments’ power to seize and resell people’s private property to private developers.
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January 26, 2017
By Joshua Paladino
An online cryptocurrency exchange company is vowing to fight a federal agency’s efforts to compel the release of millions of consumers’ private data and metadata.
January 25, 2017
By Michael McGrady
Congress is considering a bill to delay the federal government’s implementation of an Obama administration rule tightening regulations on how retirement investment advisors may serve consumers.
January 24, 2017
By Michael McGrady
A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments from lawyers representing a consumer mortgage company who hope to present evidence alleging a federal government agency participated in a controversial program.
December 17, 2016
By Ben Johnson
A federal agency tasked with enforcing financial industry restrictions is fighting a court order demanding it reorganize to comply with the Constitution.
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December 9, 2016
By Jay Lehr
Review of The Curse of Cash, by Kenneth S. Rogoff (Princeton University Press), 2016, 296 pages, ISBN-13: 978-0691172132; $17.49 on Amazon.com.
November 16, 2016
By Ben Johnson
A federal agency tasked with enforcing financial restrictions on the public must reorganize itself to comply with the Constitution, federal judges ruled.
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November 14, 2016
By Jay Lehr
Very few people fully understand the role of the Federal Reserve, an independent federal government agency created in 1913 to establish and administer a national central banking system in the United States.
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November 9, 2016
By Peter Ferrara, Michael Hamilton, Jesse Hathaway, Dr. Donald J. Devine, Lennie Jarratt, H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Robert Zubrin, Isaac Orr, Robert G. Holland, Heather Kays, Paul Driessen, Dan Miller, Larry Kaufmann, Donn Dears, Charles Battig, Brendon Swedlow, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Neal Schuerer, Bradley A. Smith, Twila Brase, Joe Cobb, Matt A. Mayer, Thomas A. Firey, Bernard (Bud) Weinstein, James H. Rust, Linda Gorman, Devon Herrick, Jason Bedrick, Nick Dranias, Lawrence H. White, Howard Segermark, James E. Enstrom, Mischa Popoff, Clifford Thies, Peter R. Cook, Charles N. Steele, Gerard Gianoli, Brian R. Forrest, M.D., Cedric Keith, Michael Schaus, Benita M. Dodd, Roger Stark, Kathy Hoekstra, Sandra Stotsky
In the November 8 election, Donald Trump won the presidency and Republicans retained control of the House and Senate. In state races, Republicans expanded their majorities in state legislatures and gubernatorial mansions.