Long-running vacancies have become more common at independent financial regulatory agencies charged with overseeing the financial system.
Funding for programs designed to improve coverage and access to care for vulnerable populations are set to expire in 2017. This report recommends extending these programs and stresses the need for action early in the 115th Congress.
Policymakers have an opportunity to forge an enduring bipartisan consensus on affordable rental housing. There is more agreement between the two political parties than one might think. The question is whether lawmakers can find the political will to devote to the effort and the resources to make significant progress.