Senate Banking Committee

Warren asks Fed nominee to clarify policy stances

01/31/20

The Massachusetts senator took aim at certain views expressed by Judy Shelton, a Trump administration pick to sit on the Federal Reserve Board, that have sparked controversy.

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ICBA urges Congress to crack down on CU-bank deals

01/30/20

The head of the small-bank trade group called for hearings to discuss tougher limits on credit union acquisitions of banks.

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Coup for community banks could spell disaster for industry

01/28/20

The recent Dodd-Frank rollbacks for smaller banks could encourage risk-taking that leads to a systemic issue.

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Industry to Crapo: Detach pot banking from public health debate

01/26/20

The pot banking bill is a long shot after recent criticism by the Senate Banking chairman, but bankers are trying a new argument in a last-ditch effort to sway lawmakers.

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The 2020 legislative docket: AML reform, GSEs, Dems v. regulators

01/01/20

The window to change beneficial-ownership rules or pass other measures will be narrow, but some legislative efforts from 2019 will carry over and House Democrats will resume inquiries of certain industry CEOs and Trump-appointed regulators.

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10 banking policymakers to watch in 2020

12/19/19

Impeachment continues to dominate Congress, but legislation the industry seeks is still pending and the bank regulators have a full agenda. Here are the figures who will drive the policy debate.

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Pot banking backers stand firm in face of Crapo’s opposition

12/19/19

After Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo poured cold water on legislation enabling banks and credit unions to serve the marijuana industry, several key supporters of the effort are pushing back.

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Crapo delivers crushing blow to pot banking

12/18/19

The Senate Banking Committee chairman said he opposed a House bill that would give financial institutions legal cover to serve cannabis businesses.

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Senate Democrats demand more GSE reform details from FHFA

12/17/19

The lawmakers say they need more information about the administration’s plans in order to conduct proper oversight.

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Senate Democrats demand OCC's Otting testify on CRA

12/13/19

The lawmakers sent a letter to the comptroller of the currency requesting his appearance before the Senate Banking Committee after he was unable to attend a hearing last week.

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