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    Senator Dodd on Auto Industry Hearing

    Following a Senate Banking Committee hearing on a request for $34 billion in emergency aid for the automobile industry, Senator Dodd spoke to reporters and answered questions about the…

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    U.S.-China Economic Relations

    Witnesses testified about economic relations with China, including market access issues, exchange rates, Chinese monetary policies, and trade practices. They also talked about the…

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    Non-Traditional Mortgage Products

    Two subcommittees of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs held a joint hearing titled “Calculated Risk: Assessing Non-Traditional Mortgage Products.”…

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    U.S. Housing Market

    Witnesses testified about the state of the U.S. housing market and the economic implications of recent rises in housing prices. Among the topics they addressed were speculation amongst…

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    Financial Reconstruction in Iraq

    Witnesses testified about rebuilding the Iraqi economy. Among the issues they addressed were setting up a new banking system, trade issues, and levels of financing needed for…

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    Future of Securities Markets

    The witnesses testified about securities market structure issues pending before the Securities and Exchange Commission and how the issues will determine the future of the securities…

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    Financial Reconstruction in Iraq

    Witnesses testified regarding financial and economic reconstruction in Iraq. Among the issues addressed were the rebuilding of financial institutions, creation of a private sector, and…

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    Transit Security

    Officials testified about the security of transit systems in the U.S., challenges to improving security on various forms of public transportation, terrorist threats to the transportation…

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    Terrorist Financing

    Witnesses testified about the role of charities and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the financing of terrorist activities. Among the issues they addressed were investigating…

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    Public Transit Safety

    Witnesses testified about protecting the nation’s public transportation systems from terrorist attack as well as measures implemented by the Federal Transit Administration and transit…

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    Electronic Fraud and Identity Theft

    Members of the Subcommittee on Financial Services and Technology heard testimony from security experts on the problems of electronic fraud and identity theft. They also heard from a…

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    Multi-Family Housing Programs

    Committee members heard testimony from Secretary Cuomo and others on multi-familiy housing issues and, specifically, the 1997 Multi-Family Assisted Housing Reform and Affordability Act.

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    Affordable Housing

    The subcommittee held its first hearing this year to examine the current need for affordable housing and the overall condition of the nation’s housing industry. Testimony was…

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    International Monetary Fund

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the Bush administration’s request for Congressional authorization of an increase in the United States contribution to the International Monetary…

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    Financial Condition of FANNIE MAE

    The focus of this committee hearing was on the progress of the Department of Housing and Urban Development in implementing its oversight responsibilities of FANNIE MAE and FREDDIE MAC…

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    HUD Investigation

    The subcommittee met to investigate alleged abuses in programs at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The investigation has attempted to focus on the statutory,…

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    High Tech Exports to Eastern Europe

    This was the second in a series of hearings on the reauthorization of the Export Administration Act, which was to expire on September 30, 1990. The law authorizes the president to control…

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    Third World Debt, Part 2

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    Third World Debt, Part 1

    The committee reviewed the progress made in implementing a new administration strategy for responding to the third world debt problem, presented by Secretary of the Treasury Nicholas Brady…

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    Enforcement by Securities and Exchange Cmsn.

    The committee discussed enforcement policies used by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The hearing was specifically concerned with a bill that would give the SEC additional…

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