Above the Fold Financial Regulation

Department of Labor headquarters in Washington, D.C.
The Obama administration rule would limit access to retirement investment advice for small businesses and their workers.
Sean Hackbarth
Main Street in Coudersport, Pennsylvania.
But the smallest businesses haven't seen any improvement in access to capital.
Sean Hackbarth
The State of American Retirement Savings
Americans are getting older, but many aren't saving enough.
Alice Joe
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That “Bill” from Schoolhouse Rock would have gotten awfully bored in Washington over the last several years .

Tom Quaadman
Illustration of people running away from a red tape avalanche.
In recent years, Washington has unleashed a relentless torrent of burdensome and costly regulations.
J.D. Harrison
President Donald Trump signs an executive order in the Oval Office.

President Trump ordered sweeping reforms to the Dodd-Frank Act and instructed the Labor Department to thoroughly review the fiduciary rule.

U.S. Chamber Staff
U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue speaking in Chicago before the Illinois Chamber of Commerce.
“We’ve cut off the fuel supply--and guess what—America’s economic engine is sputtering.”
U.S. Chamber Staff
Russell Crowe and Meg Ryan in the 2000 movie Proof of Life.
The Labor Department didn't provide enough time to implement the most significant and complex retirement regulation in decades.
Alice Joe