Maxine Waters

Waters urges regulators not to extend reg relief measure


The House Financial Services chair joined other Democrats to warn the federal agencies against further easing of the supplementary leverage ratio, a key capital requirement for large banks.


How long should small-business, mortgage aid last?


House Financial Services Committee members were at odds over whether to have support for homeowners and the State Small Business Credit Initiative, both included the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan, expire when the pandemic ends or later.


Waters, Brown urge Mnuchin to halt housing finance reforms


The top Democrats on the House and Senate banking committees urged the Trump administration to pull the plug on any steps to overhaul Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with the pandemic still taking a toll on the economy.


Biden win gives Maxine Waters a power boost


The head of the House Financial Services Committee is already exerting influence by handing the president-elect a laundry list of Trump regulatory policies that she wants the incoming administration to reverse.


Waters calls on Biden to reverse Trump's deregulatory actions


House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters urged the incoming administration to overhaul policies on payday lending and the Community Reinvestment Act and make personnel changes at two agencies.


Bankers urge extension of CARES Act reg relief


Measures designed to give banks and credit unions more flexibility to help customers weather the coronavirus pandemic are set to expire Dec. 31 unless Congress renews them.