Tag Archives: Financial system

GSE Legislation Introduced & Senate Confirms Contreras-Sweet to SBA

Legislative Activity Waters Introduces GSE Legislation On Thursday, March 27, House Financial Services Committee Ranking Member Maxine Waters (D-CA) released a proposal to reform the Government-Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs).  Ranking Member Waters’ proposal, the HOME Forward Act of 2014, would wind down the GSEs and replace them with a new government agency that would oversee a fund … Continue Reading

A Busy Week for CFTC

Legislative Activity This Week’s Hearings: Tuesday, February 11: The House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing titled, “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy.” The Honorable Janet Yellen will testify at the hearing for the first time as Federal Reserve Board Chair. Thursday, February 13: The Senate Banking Committee will hold a hearing … Continue Reading