So much to do, so many potential distractions. That’s the outlook facing Congress as it returns to work after its holiday break.
President Obama circumvented Senate Republicans and made a recess appointment of Richard Cordray to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. In making the appointment he explained that we “shouldn’t be weakening oversight and accountability, we should be strengthening it–especially when it comes to looking out for families."
The House Banking Committee focused on oversight and trying to undo or modify some of President Obama’s initiatives while the Senate Banking Committee focused on less sweeping efforts in 2011.
WASHINGTON — If banks are getting regulatory relief credit unions deserve the same opportunity.
CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney and NAFCU President/CEO Fred Becker plan to tell lawmakers on Wednesday that less is more.
CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney and NAFCU President/CEO Fred Becker are among the witnesses at next Wednesday’s House hearing on a measure that would give banks regulatory and tax relief.
House passes measure that raises number of shareholders needed before bank must register with SEC.
Now comes the hard part. As tumultuous as the House subcommittee hearing on raising the cap on member business lending was, the really difficult battle will take place in the months ahead.
West Virginia Republican says "communications with the agency have been very good."
Nominee Cyrus Amir-Mokri currently is senior counsel at Commodities Future Trading Commission.