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Democrat Smoke and Mirrors on Senate’s Abysmal TRIA Failure
December 17, 2014  - This morning, Washington Democrats are feverishly trying to spin Harry Reid’s decision to prevent the Senate from taking a vote on the bipartisan House-passed bill to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act. From their seats on their flights home for the holidays, Democrats are trying their har...More


FHFA Director Delivers Lump of Coal to Every Taxpayer
December 11, 2014  - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today issued the following statement concerning Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt’s decision to begin payments from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to the Housing Trust Fund and the Capital Magnet Fund: “In taking this action, Dir...More


House Prepares to Extend Terrorism Insurance Program With Reforms, Clarify Mistake in Dodd-Frank
December 10, 2014  - The House today will vote on legislation extending the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) for six years and include reforms designed to lessen the financial cost taxpayers would face in the event of a terrorist attack. The bill preserves several non-TRIA related pieces of legislation contained in t...More


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