News List

  • Ensuring the Effective and Successful Implementation of Economic Sanctions
    Sep 26, 2018 - The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee held a hearing today to examine the Administration’s use of economic sanctions to achieve foreign policy objectives with respect to Iran, North Korea, Russia, and other countries of strategic importance. “Today’s hearing focused on the effectiveness of U.S.... More
  • Examining the Future of Coins and Banknotes
    Sep 5, 2018 - The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee held a hearing today to evaluate the operations of both the U.S. Mint and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) and their role in producing U.S. currency, both now and in the future. “It is the responsibility of Congress to provide oversight of the U.S... More
  • The Future of Digital Currency
    Jul 18, 2018 - The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee met today to examine the extent to which the United States government should consider cryptocurrencies as money, and their potential effect on domestic and foreign economies. The Subcommittee also evaluated the merits of any uses by central banks of cryptoc... More