Michael A. Fletcher
Reporter

Michael A. Fletcher is a national economics correspondent, writing about unemployment, state and municipal debt and the evolving job market. Previously, he was a White House correspondent, covering both the Obama and Bush administrations. He also has written about education and race relations. Fletcher is co-author of “Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas,” a critically acclaimed biography published by Doubleday in April 2007.  Fletcher was born and raised in New York City where he attended public schools. He is a graduate of Boston University.

 

 

 

Latest by Michael A. Fletcher

Gen Xers make more money than their parents did. So why don’t they have more wealth?

Gen Xers make more money than their parents did. So why don’t they have more wealth?

A study finds that Gen Xers lag behind their parents economically.

Federal auto regulators face withering barrage on the Hill

Federal auto regulators face withering barrage on the Hill

The NHTSA chief was grilled in the Senate after a House report faulted the agency for slow action.

GM compensation fund off to slow start

GM compensation fund off to slow start

Fund has approved 31 claims in first six weeks but administrator says the pace could pick up.

Can insurance companies save public pensions?

Can insurance companies save public pensions?

Sen. Orrin Hatch has an idea to fix public pensions.