Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) grills FHFA Director Mel Watt during a Senate Banking Committee hearing.
That's the view from non-partisan policy wonks, watchdogs, surveys and others without stake in the game.
House Financial Services Chair Jeb Hensarling touts benefits of Fannie, Freddie phase out.
Measures would delay increases by perhaps four years if they gain passage.
Senate bill would delay NFIP-mandated increases except for second homes and businesses.
ABA CEO testifies to Senate banking panel Thursday; NAFCU's Dan Berger warns panel by letter of peril to economic recovery.
Researchers claim 30 million Americans will still be uninsured come 2016.
WASHINGON — Election year partisanship and controversy largely elbowed credit union topics off the agenda on the first day of NAFCU's 2012 Congressional Caucus. The annual event began Sept. 12, right at the beginning of a short congressional session before legislators head home to campaign for the November elections.
New survey says employers with large part-time, low-wage workforce more likely to try to avoid triggering coverage requirement.
The banking lobby has drawn what it hopes is a powerful sword in its crusade against an increase in the member business lending cap: taxes.