The National Labor Relations Act allows employees to gab about how much they get paid or how much they think their workplace sucks.
Richard Cordray was confirmed as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau July 16, after Senate Democrats and Republicans successfully negotiated a deal that includes other pending nominees and will keep filibuster rules in place.
Bipartisan deal gets CFPB director the job officially while court fight continues and House leader lashes out.
The upper chamber invoked cloture, which limits remaining debate to no more than eight hours, so the final vote is expected soon.
Ever since Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) were named the chairman and ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee late last year, Capitol Hill observers have waited for the two members of Congress and their polar opposite ideologies to clash publicly.
Rep. Maxine Waters says she'll invoke rules in response to House Financial Services Committee testimony ban by Texas Republican.
Texas Republican Jeb Hensarling votes to stop NLRB activity and questions CFPB legality.
CFPB director goes before Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday for expected testy confirmation hearing.
WASHINGTON — Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) lived up to her controversial reputation among credit unions, making a partisan pitch to CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference attendees to advocate on Capitol Hill for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the confirmation of Richard Cordray during her Feb. 27 address.
WASHINGTON — New senator asks credit unions at GAC to advocate for CFPB and confirmation of Richard Cordray while hiking the hill later Wednesday.