For much of the post-financial crisis era, Federal Reserve officials have held to a belief they could get back to their old way of doing things. As they prepare to gather at their annual retreat in Jackson Hole, Wyo., officials are grimly coming to a view it isn’t going to happen that way.
Spending on single-family home construction in the U.S. remains 40% below the levels of a decade ago, but new forecasts project that investment in residential remodeling and repairs this year will surpass records set during the housing boom.
On Thursday, Nov. 5, Jeff Kuhner hosted a WRKO Town Hall at the Arsenal Center for the Arts to discuss the problems with the DCF. Massachusetts State Representatives Shaunna O'Connell and Jim Lyons talked about the political battle they've faced in their efforts to fix child care in Massachusetts, and Jennifer Pelletier discussed her sister, Justina, and her family's fight against the DCF.