Iowa Should Learn from Puerto Rico’s Crises

This article originally appeared in the Quad City Times. Click here to read the full article. By Jeff Patch and Ike Brannon Why Iowans should care about a Puerto Rico bailout. What’s the matter with Puerto Rico, and why should Iowans care?… It’s become increasingly clear that Congress will soon need to provide some sort […]

Why the Good People of Illinois Should Care About a Puerto Rico Bailout

This article originally appeared in Crain’s Chicago Business. Click here to read the full article. By Ike Brannon and Michelle Hanlon It’s become increasingly clear that Congress will need to provide some sort of assistance to the bereft government of Puerto Rico. The island has been in recession for a decade and holds $72 billion[…..]

The Proposed Puerto Rico Bailout is Good on Rhetoric but Bad in Reality

This article originally appeared in the Weekly Standard. Click here to read the full article. By Ike Brannon Everyone is in agreement that the federal government needs to address Puerto Rico’s insolvency sooner rather than later. What that would entail is where the consensus breaks down. The big battle to date has been whether the[…..]