Senate Banking Committee

How serious is Crapo about getting pot banking bill across finish line?

09/13/19

The Banking Committee chairman's comments have advanced legislative efforts, but questions remain about where he'll take the issue.

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Senate Democrats call out Capital One over breach response

09/12/19

The lawmakers, including Sens. Sherrod Brown and Elizabeth Warren, sent the bank a letter focusing on customers' difficulty enrolling in credit monitoring and identity protection services.

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Path to a GSE bill still fraught despite Treasury plan

09/10/19

Senate Banking Committee members feel urgency to pass a bill dealing with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but the same obstacles that have stalled congressional action for years remain.

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Senate panel sets GSE hearing as administration's reform plan nears

09/04/19

With officials putting finishing touches on presidentially directed reports on the future of the housing finance system, the Senate Banking Committee announced a hearing to examine the issue.

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GOP senator seeks hearing on Fed independence after Dudley op-ed

08/28/19

Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina called for the panel to hold a hearing on what he termed the danger that the Federal Reserve will meddle in the 2020 presidential election.

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6 banking issues to watch when Congress reconvenes

08/26/19

When lawmakers return from their August recess, there are a host of unresolved financial policy issues — from marijuana banking to anti-money-laundering rule — to greet them.

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'A wolf in sheep's clothing': Comments of the week

08/15/19

Readers react to states investigating payroll advance companies and the GOP's weak response to cannabis banking, heed a warning that nonbanks are prepared for CECL and more.

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Why Senate Republicans are sitting out pot banking fight

08/14/19

The 2020 election is shaping up to be a key yardstick for legislation expanding cannabis firms’ financial services access.

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Crapo to join HUD's Carson at event on affordable housing

08/09/19

Secretary Ben Carson was invited by the head of the Senate Banking Committee to Idaho to discuss low-income housing shortages.

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Warren presses Capital One CEO for more details about breach

08/08/19

The Massachusetts senator asked Richard Fairbank in a letter why the bank didn’t detect the breach for nearly four months and how it plans to prevent future cyber intrusions.

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