The first female chairman of the Federal Reserve was easily confirmed in the Senate by a 59-26 vote.
In Senate hearing Tuesday, agency director also defends $95 million cost of CFPB building work.
Virtual currency topic of Homeland Security committee session next Monday.
Federal court plans Oct. 28 hearing in Gulfport on injunction to delay new flood insurance rates.
Feds require determination of whether residents seeking Medicaid nursing home benefits really are poor enough to qualify.
House passes controversial disaster bill.
Insurance industry officials believe the House will accept the 60-day National Flood Insurance Program extension the Senate passed last week.
On issues such as debit interchange and limiting the growth of future regulations, banks and credit unions are on the same side of the political divide. On others, such as credit unions’ tax-exempt status and raising the cap on member business lending, the industries’ interests diverge.