Bipartisan legislation would require entities, including financial institutions, retailers and federal agencies, to investigate breaches and inform consumers.
Data security bill, sponsored by Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), includes criminal penalties for those who conceal a breach.
Letter to senators seeks passage of patent troll defense legislation.
Vermont credit union CEO tells Senate panel patent trolls hinder adoption of new product offerings.
Bill would allow patent office to waive review fee when confirming suit legitimacy.
Florida congressman makes good on promise not to include tax exemption in debt reduction bill.
Sens. Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Mark Kirk of Illinois take Treasury secretary to task over non-action in LIBOR manipulation scandal.
The hearing will take place the day after Valentine’s Day, but there probably won’t be any candy and flowers for the witnesses.
Congressional Republicans think President Obama has some explaining to do with regards to the appointment of Richard Cordray.
Credit unions are pushing for passage of a patent reform bill that the Senate is likely to vote on soon that could limit their exposure to patent infringement lawsuits.