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VIDEO: "We will Protect the Retirement Security of All Americans"

Following House passage of a resolution to stop the Obama administration’s controversial “fiduciary” regulation that will restrict access to and raise the cost of financial planning for lower and middle income Americans, Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO) delivered the following remarks: Hi, I’m Congresswoman Ann Wagner of Missouri’s 2nd District. Today, more than ever before Americans are unsure about their future. They are struggling to save for their retirement, to put a child through college, or to one...

WEEK IN REVIEW

House’s Week Focuses on Committee Bills The House of Representatives passed four bipartisan Financial Services Committee bills this week, marking another week of House activity that focused on the Committee’s work. Since the beginning of the 114th Congress in January 2015, the House has passed 60 Financial Services Committee measures – 30 of which have been signed into law. “Each one has received bipartisan support. In an era of divided government, that’s not a bad record,” said Chairman Jeb Hen...

House Acts to Stop Obama Administration Red Tape

WASHINGTON – The House today approved a resolution to stop the Obama administration’s controversial “fiduciary” regulation that will restrict access to and raise the cost of financial planning for lower and middle income Americans. “Millions of Americans turn to financial advisors to help them plan and save for retirement, to send a child to college, or to start their own small business. These are some of the most personal and consequential decisions families make. The administration’s complica...

House Passes Bipartisan HALOS Act to Support Job Growth

WASHINGTON – Startup companies will find it easier to attract investments that allow them and other small businesses to grow and create jobs under bipartisan legislation passed by the House 325-89 on Wednesday. The Helping Angels Lead Our Startups Act (HALOS Act) defines an “angel investor group” and clarifies a regulation issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission about when a business can make a presentation to interested parties without running afoul of the securities laws. “Our econom...