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Committee Marks Constitution Day Asking "Are We More Free?" Under Dodd-Frank
Committee to Examine Dodd-Frank’s Impact on Personal Freedom


Washington, September 16, 2015 -

As the nation marks Constitution Day on Thursday, the Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing on "The Dodd-Frank Act Five Years Later: Are We More Free?"

Thursday, September 17 at 10:00 A.M.The full committee will hold a hearing entitled “The Dodd-Frank Act Five Years Later: Are We More Free?” This will be the third of the committee’s three hearings looking at some of the consequences of the Dodd-Frank Act in the five years since it became law.  The two previous hearings examined whether Dodd-Frank has made our nation’s financial system more stable and Americans more prosperous.  Thursday’s hearing will assess Dodd-Frank’s impact on the rule of law and individual liberty.

This week’s hearing will take place in room 2128 of the Rayburn House Office Building and will also be webcast.  Additional information about the hearing, including a list of invited witnesses, will be available online at

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