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Waters Announces July Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following schedule for the month of July:   Wednesday, July 13 at 10 AM ET: The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions will convene for a hybrid hearing entitled, “Better Together: Examining the Unified Proposed Rule to Modernize the…

Waters and Green Complete Investigation of Meme Stock Market Event; Release Report Revealing the Troubling Business Practices and Inadequate Risk Management Leading up to the Trading Frenzy

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the Committee on Financial Services, and Congressman Al Green (D-TX), Chair of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, released a Majority staff report entitled, “Game Stopped: How the Meme Stock Market Event Exposed Troubling Business Practices, Inadequate Risk Management, and the Need for Regulatory and Legislative…

Waters Announces Updates to June Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following updates to the schedule for the month of June:   POSTPONED - Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions will convene for a hybrid hearing entitled, “Better, Together: Examining the Unified Proposed Rule to Modernize the Community…

Waters, Green, and Subcommittee Chairs Request Data on Chattel Slavery Financing from Top U.S. Banks and Insurance Companies

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, Congressman Al Green (D-TX), Chair of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, and all Subcommittee Chairs, sent requests to the nation’s top ten U.S. banks, top five U.S. property and casualty insurance companies, and top five U.S. life insurance companies to inquire about their…

Waters Announces June Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following schedule for the month of June:  Tuesday, June 14 at 10:00 AM ET (and subsequent days if necessary): The full Committee will convene for a hybrid markup.  Wednesday, June 22 at 10:00 AM ET: The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and…

Waters Delivers Opening Statement at Subcommittee Hearing Examining the Enduring Legacy of Slavery in Financial Institutions

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, gave the following statement at a Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hybrid hearing entitled, “An Enduring Legacy: The Role of Financial Institutions in the Horrors of Slavery and the Need for Atonement.” Thank you very much, Chair Green. Financial services institutions played…

Waters Announces April Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following schedule for the month of April:  Tuesday, April 5 at 2:00 PM ET: The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will convene for a hybrid hearing entitled, “An Enduring Legacy: The Role of Financial Institutions in the Horrors of Slavery and the…

Waters Announces January Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following update to the schedule for the month of January: RESCHEDULED - January 19 at 10:00 AM ET: The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will convene for a virtual hearing entitled, “Ensuring Equitable Delivery of Disaster Benefits to Vulnerable…

Waters Announces Update to December Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following update to the schedule for the month of December:  POSTPONED - December 7 at 10:00 AM ET: The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will convene for a hybrid hearing entitled, “Ensuring Equitable Delivery of Disaster Benefits to Vulnerable…

Waters Announces December Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following schedule for the month of December:  December 1 at 10:00 AM ET: The full Committee will convene for a hybrid hearing entitled, “Oversight of the Treasury Department's and Federal Reserve's Pandemic Response.” December 7 at 10:00 AM ET:…

Waters Announces October Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following schedule for the month of October: October 5 at 12:00 PM ET: The full Committee will convene for a virtual hearing entitled, “Oversight of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission: Wall Street’s Cop Is Finally Back on the Beat.” October…

Waters Opening Statement at Hearing on Community Development Funding and Disaster Recovery

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, gave the following statement at a Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations virtual hearing entitled, “CDBG Disaster Recovery: States, Cities, and Denials of Funding.”  Thank you so very much, Chair Green. The disaster mitigation funding Congress has appropriated to Texas since…

Waters on Crypto, Financial Independence, and Early Retirement: We Have Begun a Thorough Examination of This Marketplace 

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, gave the following statement at a Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hybrid hearing entitled, “America on “FIRE”: Will the Crypto Frenzy Lead to Financial Independence and Early Retirement or Financial Ruin?” Thank you very much, Chair Green. Congress and regulators face many…

Waters Announces July Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following schedule for the month of July: July 14 at 12:00 PM ET: The full Committee will convene for a virtual hearing entitled, “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy.” July 15 at 12:00 PM ET: The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations…

Waters Announces Updates to June Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced that all remaining hearings for the month of June will convene in hybrid format with an in-person and virtual option. June 23 at 10:00 AM ET: The full Committee will convene for a hybrid markup. June 29 at 10:00 AM ET: The full Committee will convene…

Waters Opening Statement at Hearing on Consumer Credit Reporting

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, gave the following statement at the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations virtual hearing entitled, “Consumer Credit Reporting: Assessing Accuracy and Compliance.” Thank you very much, Mr. Green for holding this important hearing on credit reporting.  In February 2019, one…

Waters Announces Subcommittee Vice Chairs for 117th Congress

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the Financial Services Committee Vice Chairs for the 117th Congress. “I am excited to announce the Committee’s Subcommittee Vice Chairs for the 117th Congress,” said Chairwoman Waters. “Financial Services Committee Democrats are a diverse, talented, knowledgeable and…

Waters Announces May Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following schedule for the month of May: May 4 at 12:00 PM ET: The Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance will convene for a virtual hearing entitled, “Built to Last: Examining Housing Resilience in the Face of Climate Change.” …

Waters Opening Statement at Subcommittee Hearing on Lending Discrimination

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, gave the following statement at a Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations virtual hearing entitled, “How Invidious Discrimination Works and Hurts: An Examination of Lending Discrimination and Its Long-term Economic Impacts on Borrowers of Color.” Good afternoon Chairman…

Waters Announces February Hearing Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following hearing schedule for the month of February: February 3 at 11:00 AM ET: The full committee will convene for a hybrid organizational meeting and markup. February 4 at 10:00 AM ET: The full committee will convene for a virtual hearing…

Chairwoman Waters Announces Financial Services Subcommittee Assignments for the 117th Congress

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Following the announcement of the House Financial Services Subcommittee Chairs, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, announced Democratic Subcommittee assignments for the 117th Congress.*  Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets Congressman Brad Sherman (CA-30), Chair Congresswoman Carolyn B.…

Chairwoman Waters Announces Financial Services Subcommittee Leadership for the 117th Congress

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, announced the six Committee Members who will serve as Subcommittee Chairs for the 117th Congress. Subcommittee Chairs were chosen through a selection process based on seniority, with the confirmation of all Committee Democrats. “I am pleased to announce the very experienced, dedicated,…

Committee Releases Report on 2020 Activities

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, released a report on the Committee’s work during the second session of the 116th Congress. During a time of crisis, the Committee worked tirelessly to provide relief and protections to individuals, families, and small businesses across the nation. “When the pandemic hit in 2020, the…

Chairwoman Waters Announces July Hearing Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following virtual hearings in the month of July: July 7 at 12:00 PM - The Subcommittee on National Security, International Development and Monetary Policy will convene for a hearing entitled, “Paycheck Security: Economic Perspectives on Alternative Approaches to…

Waters and Subcommittee Chairs Hold Mortgage Servicers Accountable During COVID-19

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On Monday, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee; Congressman Gregory Meeks (D-NY), Chair of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions; Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (D-MO), Chair of the Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development, and Insurance; and Congressman Al Green (D-TX), Chair of the Subcommittee on…

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