For the past few years, advocates have continued to push for increasing the member business lending cap, and 2011 saw more of the same efforts.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau remains officially leaderless.
When it comes to the status of Carla Decker’s nomination to the NCUA board, on Capitol Hill and at the White House the silence has been deafening.
Carla Decker can thank James Madison. When she raises her right hand this week before her confirmation hearing at the Senate Banking Committee, she will continue a tradition that dates back to the 18th century.
CEO tells Senate Banking Committee that service members should be as well prepared to deal with their finances as they are to go to battle.
On a party-line vote, the Senate Banking Committee voted to confirm former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to be the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Sen. Richard Shelby introduced legislation to force financial regulators to perform more rigorous analyses of prospective regulations and only issue them if the benefits outweigh the costs.
Substantive discussions of regulatory policy and partisan wrangling were both on the front burner at the Senate Banking Committee’s hearing last week on the nomination of Richard Cordray to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Democratic chair accuses "vocal minority" of obstructionism; GOP leader says exercising "time-honored rights."
A year after the bill creating the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was signed, Republicans are trying to restructure it and the newly nominated director Richard Cordray is caught in the middle of a fight between the political parties.