Mass. should join mortgage deal, giving economy a way forward
If Massachusetts joins in a proposed multi-state legal settlement over improper foreclosure activity by major banks, the Commonwealth may not come away with everything that it wants. But Attorney General Martha Coakley should still join the settlement. It’s important for the national economy, and the ability of Massachusetts families and businesses seeking loans, to resolve at least this part of the financial uncertainty that has hung like a millstone over the economy for four years.