Housing Commission: A Sign that Policymakers Get Home Ownership?

Tweet Reaching consensus in Washington is more difficult today than ever before, but the housing crisis is too big of an economic burden for a new bipartisan commission to get bogged down in politics. The Bipartisan Policy Center, a D.C. think tank, last week launched a housing commission tasked with finding long-term solutions to help … Continue reading

Let’s Get to Work: Obama challenges Congress to pass $447 billion jobs bill

Originally posted September 2, 2011 Combining a slate of moderate policy proposals and a confrontational tone, President Barack Obama called on Congress Thursday night to pass $447 billion in infrastructure spending, tax cuts, unemployment benefits, and state and local government aid to help revive a stalling economy and his freefalling poll numbers.  A far cry … Continue reading

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