Changing the rules of the game regarding government debt will have spillover effects.
The rules released Thursday aim to crack down on predatory lending practices.
Voters are most concerned about the nation's fiscal health.
Following the debt should dispel any complacency about the world economic outlook.
Interest on the debt promises to play havoc with the federal budget.
It should look the same as any other state's.
Those opposing debt restructuring are an increasingly isolated group.
A resort to Chapter 9 will penalize those not responsible for Puerto Rico's fiscal problems.
Its plan would entail concessions from Puerto Ricans, the federal government and bondholders.
The businesses said they had difficulty engaging constructively with the agency.
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Consumers in states that prohibit payday lending had no obligation to repay loans.
The Obama administration chose to address the student loan crisis in perhaps the most ineffective...
He's wading into an issue that has driven a wedge though the GOP.
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A control board is probably unavoidable, so it's worth debating what powers it should have.
With an eroded economic base, no austerity effort can generate the resources to pay debt.
OPINION | Candidates are avoiding the hard conversations about our lack of fiscal health.
Debt restructuring must be part and parcel of any federal assistance package for Puerto Rico.
What does trust in the president have to do with regular order in the House?
Lenders say report shows no need for industry regulations.
The saga has entered a version of bizarro world that only lawyers could love.
It's time for all stakeholders to sit down and agree on a way out of the present predicament.
Voters should insist on a budget plan from lawmakers, and members should promise one.