Hensarling Demands Watt Explain GSE Payments
February 16, 2018 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) sent a letter to Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Mel Watt on Friday demanding an explanation for his decision to continue payments to the Housing Trust Fund and Capital Magnet Fund (the Funds) in the wake of Fannie Mae ...More

Protecting Small Business Access to Credit
February 15, 2018 - The Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit held a hearing today on a common practice – known as “de-risking” – that has limited the ability of legitimate small businesses to access credit. “De-risking” occurs when a financial institution terminates relationship...More

Subcommittee Examines Legislative Proposals to Benefit Main Street Investors
February 15, 2018 - The Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities and Investments met yesterday to examine legislative proposals that would provide greater economic opportunity for derivatives end-users, which represent main street businesses of all kinds that are seeking to manage their commercial and operational da...More

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