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    Monetary Policy and the Economy

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen presented her semiannual report on monetary policy to the House Financial Services Committee. 

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    Terrorism Financing in South America

    The House Financial Services Committee Taskforce to Investigate Terrorism Financing held a hearing on efforts by Hezbollah and other terrorist groups to raise funds in South America through…

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    House Session

    The House debated the combined rule for two bills dealing with energy policy and congressional approval of the Washington, D.C. budget. Members also resumed consideration of an energy and…

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    House Session

    The House passed two bills. The first relates to Zika virus prevention that amends federal law on pesticide use in or near navigable water. The other measure makes a number of…

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    House Session

    The House passed two bills. The first bill allocates $622 million for Zika virus research and prevention. Members also voted 277-147 in favor of H.R. 4909, the National Defense…

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    House Session

    The House approved legislation to set up a task force to update best practices for prescribing pain medications.

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    Representative Robert Pittenger on Combating Terrorism

    Representative Robert Pittenger (R-NC) talked about efforts to combat terrorism and the role of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare, which he chairs, as…

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    ISIS Sale of Antiquities

    The Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing Subcommittee of the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing on how ISIS* is profiting from its theft and looting of antiquities,…

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    International Financial System

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testified at a House Financial Services Committee hearing on the international financial system. When asked about the terrorist attacks that took place in…

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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Semiannual Report

    Richard Cordray testified at a hearing on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) semi-annual report. In questioning from committee members, Mr. Cordray repeatedly…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 2406, the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act, which expands opportunities for hunting, fishing, and shooting on federal lands.

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    Monetary Policy and the Economy

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testified before the House Financial Services Committee on the central bank’s semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress. She told…

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    House Session

    The House approved a bill, H.R. 3700, that changes federal housing policy. Members also passed a measure that would restrict the Obama administration’s authority to lift…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House considered several bills under suspension of the rules, including a bill to reauthorize the Coast Guard and another to prevent child sex trafficking. 

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    House Session

    The House convened for legislative session. Members voted to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act and defund Planned Parenthood for one year.

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    Financial Stability and the Economy

    Members of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) testified at a hearing on the council’s agenda and operations.

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    Securities and Exchange Commission Operations

    Mary Jo White testified at a hearing on Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) operations, as well as the commission’s fiscal year 2017 budget request. Republican committee…

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    House Session

    The House approved two bills. One would ease mortgage lending standards under the Dodd-Frank financial regulatory law, and the other deals with auto lending regulation.

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    Monetary Policy and Bank Regulation

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testified at a hearing on monetary policy and bank regulation and supervision. She told committee members the U.S. economy was performing well and…

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    House Session

    The House approved two bill. One, H.R. 692, the Default Prevention Act, deals with federal debt repayments dealt with prioritizing federal debt payments. The other reauthorizes…

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