The Export-Import bank lapse is being blamed for hundreds of lost jobs.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he’s mystified by House Republicans. 

2/10/15 Panel

Feb 10, 2015

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain and SUNY at Albany journalism professor and investigative journalist, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include Alabama gay marriage; Obama meeting with Merkel on Ukraine crisis; HSBC under scrutiny; and measles parties.

New York State

New York's attorney general is accusing a mortgage lender of refusing to offer financing to African-Americans living in the western part of the state.

Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court on Tuesday alleging that Evans Bank intentionally excluded predominantly African-American neighborhoods on Buffalo’s east side from its lending area.

In a statement, bank President David Nasca says the 13-branch strong Evans will "vigorously" defend itself against “meritless accusations”.

"The Lost Bank"

Jul 9, 2012

Washington Mutual's collapse was the biggest bank failure in the nation's history. Why was Washington Mutual allowed to fail when other banks got bailed out? Author Kirsten Grind joins us to talk about her new book on the untold story of Washington Mutual, The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual-The Biggest Bank Failure in American History.

A bank has sued Curt Schilling to recover $2.4 million in loans it made to the former Boston Red Sox pitcher's video game company. WAMC’s Lucas Willard reports…

The Boston Globe reports that RBS Citizens, better known as Citizens Bank, says Schilling personally guaranteed the debt to the bank but has "failed and refused" to pay it.

Schilling's 38 Studios filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection last week. It laid off its entire workforce in May soon after it was late in making a $1.1 million payment to the Rhode Island Economic Development Corp.