Senate Banking Committee

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


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


Senate Democrats call out Capital One over breach response


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.


Path to a GSE bill still fraught despite Treasury plan


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.


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


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.


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


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.


6 banking issues to watch when Congress reconvenes


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.


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


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.


Why Senate Republicans are sitting out pot banking fight


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


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


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


Warren presses Capital One CEO for more details about breach


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.