by Alan Pyke Mar 10, 2016 Updated: Mar 10, 2016
Sales tax hikes and a handful of minor tax increases for businesses will close roughly three quarters of the $3 billion budget hole ex-Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) left behind.
by Alan Pyke Mar 1, 2016
With first-ever nationwide payday lending rules expected to drop later this year, the head of the Democratic National Committee has thrown her lot in with the traditionally conservative opposition to such safeguards.
by Alan Pyke Nov 4, 2015
Marijuana legalization failed Tuesday night in a state where strong majorities support legal weed. What happened?
by Alan Pyke Nov 3, 2015
San Francisco's bail rules discriminate against the poor and enrich a small group of bail companies without delivering any public service, according to a new lawsuit.
by Alan Pyke Oct 31, 2015
Are debt collectors invading the American housing finance market?
by Alan Pyke Sep 16, 2015
About half of all hiring managers say they check applicants' credit histories, despite the lack of evidence that the documents provide any indication of job performance.
by Alan Pyke Sep 15, 2015
Along with sweeping criminal justice and social policy changes, the Ferguson Commission urges Missouri to end the financial exploitation of the poor.
by Alan Pyke Sep 6, 2015
Some experts believe we're on the cusp of an economic revolution akin to the Industrialization of the 20th century.
by Alan Pyke Sep 5, 2015
A family alleges their father's heirlooms survived the Nazis, but not Wells Fargo.
by Alan Pyke Apr 28, 2015
Connecticut enforced its longstanding ban on payday lending with a massive fine for a tribally-affiliated internet lender, prompting a bizarre backlash that nobody wants to take responsibility for.