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  • Sen. Kaufman: From “Aye” on Dodd-Frank to “Will Not Protect Us” in Just 2 Years
    Jul 24, 2012 - Sen. Kaufman: From “Aye” on Dodd-Frank to “Will Not Protect Us” in Just 2 Years For someone who voted for the Dodd-Frank Act, former Senator Ted Kaufman (D-Del.) sure doesn’t have many nice things to say about the massive 2,300-page law. Marking the two-year anniversary of President Obama’s signing ... More
  • Sen. Kaufman: From “Aye” on Dodd-Frank to “Will Not Protect Us” in Just 2 Years
    Jul 24, 2012 - The Financial Services Committee has taken note of former Senator Ted Kaufman’s recent tough criticisms of the Dodd-Frank Act. The Committee posted on its blog “The Bottom Line” (found at www.financialservices.house.gov) that Kaufman, who voted for Dodd-Frank, now acknowledges the law does not end “... More
  • House Prepares to Vote on ‘Audit The Fed’ Bill
    Jul 24, 2012 - The House of Representatives is expected to vote tomorrow on a bill introduced by Rep. Ron Paul, Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology, to authorize a full audit of the Federal Reserve System. H.R. 459 removes existing restrictions on the Governme... More
  • Subcommittee to Focus on Benefits, Burdens of Sarbanes-Oxley Act on Eve of 10th Anniversary
    Jul 24, 2012 - A subcommittee will mark the 10th anniversary of passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act by holding a hearing on Thursday to examine the law’s benefits and burdens on businesses and evaluate the need for reforms. “As we approach the 10-year anniversary of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Capital Markets Subcom... More
  • Chairman Bachus Comments on Dodd-Frank Act Anniversary
    Jul 20, 2012 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Spencer Bachus released the following statement on Friday to mark the second anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act becoming law: “When President Obama signed Dodd-Frank into law two years ago, he promised it would provide ‘certainty to everyone from bankers to farme... More
  • Bachus: Economy Hobbled by Debt, Over-regulation From Washington
    Jul 18, 2012 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Spencer Bachus will deliver the following statement at today's committee hearing with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on the state of the U.S. economy: "We’re honored to have Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke before us today. Thank you, Chairman Bernan... More
  • Committee Announces Schedule of Upcoming Hearings
    Jul 17, 2012 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Spencer Bachus on Tuesday announced the Committee’s schedule of upcoming hearings. The Committee’s schedule remains tentative and will depend upon witness availability and other factors that may require changes. Therefore, each meeting will become final only whe... More
  • Oversight Subcommittee to Review Dodd-Frank’s Impact on Families and Communities
    Jul 17, 2012 - A subcommittee hearing on Thursday will examine how the consequences of the Dodd-Frank Act are felt far from Wall Street at a hearing to examine the law’s impact on families, communities and small businesses. Rep. Randy Neugebauer, chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Inv... More
  • Think The Dodd-Frank Act’s Impact Is Felt Only On Wall Street?
    Jul 10, 2012 - Financial Services Committee launches online survey to demonstrate how Dodd-Frank impacts our daily lives Supporters of the Dodd-Frank Act promoted it to the American people as “Wall Street reform.” But in reality, the true impact of this mammoth 2,300-page law is felt far from Wall Street. With the... More
  • Chairman Bachus Discusses Impact of Dodd-Frank On Economy
    Jul 10, 2012 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Spencer Bachus made the following statement during a Subcommittee hearing on the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on jobs, the economy, and consumers. "Dodd-Frank was enacted in response to the financial crisis of 2008. The law was not intended to hinder the ability... More