The founding Director of the United States Consumer Protection Finance Bureau, Richard Cordray has written a book on the experience; Watchdog-How Protecting Consumers Can Save Our Families, Our Economy and Our Democracy. Richard Cordray is the Former Attorney General and Treasurer of Ohio and was the Democratic candidate for Governor in 2018. Cordray’s visit to In Focus comes as the United States Supreme Court is deciding whether the CFPB as an independent agency established by Congress is an unconstitutional encroachment on Presidential power.

Boston College finance professor Dr. Edward Kane joins John Damschroder to discuss the state of the banking industry as described in Dr. Kane’s new book “Banking on Bull-S**t....
Ohio Municipal League Executive Director Kent Scarrett joins John Damschroder to discuss the issues facing 938 cities and villages as they deal with state government.  Are the local tax hikes and fee increases tied to cuts in...
Legislation examining the investment practices of the Ohio Public Pension systems, regulating the pay and bonuses for employees and requiring board meetings be made available live over the Internet, is being proposed in the Ohio House of Representatives. ...