House Financial Services Committee

How Citi will shrink its pay gap, and beware those freshman renegades

01/18/19

Citi is the first to share its unadjusted pay gap and lays out its goals for improvement. Bankers will be getting to know the progressive freshmen females who are storming D.C. a lot better. Plus, lots of fintech people moves and Gillette's take on toxic masculinity.

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Meet the new members of the House Financial Services Committee

01/17/19

The lineup of new members to the House Financial Services Committee includes several rising Democratic stars.

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‘I have the gavel’: Waters touts agenda but leadership challenges loom

01/16/19

The new chair of the House Financial Services Committee has an ambitious set of priorities, but newly elected progressives could set up a conflict with more moderate Democrats on the panel.

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Waters: A million-plus could lose homes because of HUD shutdown

01/11/19

A lapse in rental-assistance funding, an understaffed FHA and other effects of the government shutdown are causing real harm to families, said the chair of the House Financial Services Committee.

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Ocasio-Cortez’s disruptive spotlight could soon be turned on bankers

01/11/19

The freshman congresswoman will likely join the Financial Services Committee, where she could use her populist momentum to bring criticisms of the country's biggest banks even further into the mainstream.

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House, Senate Dems introduce bill to encourage diversity among Fed presidents

01/09/19

The bill would require at least one gender diverse and one racially or ethnically diverse candidate to be interviewed for Fed regional bank president vacancies.

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11 policymakers to watch in 2019

01/08/19

These heads of regulatory agencies and key members of Congress will determine the course of banking rules in the new year.

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Banking could be bipartisan again. No, really

01/08/19

From anti-money-laundering reform to pot banking, there are deals to be had on financial services legislation. The question is whether anyone wants to make them.

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House diversity panel a doubled-edged sword for banks

01/07/19

A Financial Services subcommittee planned by Democrats to root out discrimination and expand financial inclusion could put banks on the hot seat, but it could also foster regulatory relief.

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Plenty of smoke, but how much fire? Banking’s 2019 legislative agenda

01/01/19

With a divided Congress in place, policymakers will face challenges in passing major financial legislation this year. But there are still a number of core issues set to be debated.

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