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    House Hearing on Foreign Spyware

    During a House Select Intelligence Committee hearing, technology security experts warned about the growing threat of foreign-made commercial spyware. The witnesses from Google’s Threat Analysis Group and…

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    Health Care Advocates Testify on Medical Debt

    Patient advocates and health care experts testified at a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on medical debt. They spoke about ways to address medical debt and…

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    Hearing on Housing Availability and Affordability

    The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing to examine the trends that impact affordability and availability in the U.S. housing market.…

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    Senators McConnell and Durbin on Prescription Drug Costs

    Minority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke (R-KY) from the Senate floor on the Democratic plans aimed at lowering prescription drug costs, calling them “socialist price controls.” Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-I)…

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    Credit and Debit Transaction Fees

    Officials with Mastercard and Visa, Giant Eagle’s CEO, and consumer advocates testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on credit and debit card transaction fees. These fees, also…

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    Mike Lee on Summer 2022 Outlook for Gas Prices

    Mike Lee from E&E News talked about rising gas prices, including congressional and Biden administration efforts to provide relief for consumers, and the outlook for summer.

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    Sen. Durbin on Baby Formula Shortage

    Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke on the floor of the Senate about the shortage of baby formula in the U.S.

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    House Debate on Oil and Gas Price Gouging Bill

    House members debated legislation that bars price-gouging on oil and gas. The measure prohibits price increases during national energy emergencies, as declared by the president. In…

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    Food and Drug Administration Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Request

    Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Califf said he was confident agency actions and President Biden invoking the Defense Production Act would result in more baby formula on store…

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    Agriculture Secretary Greets U.S. Air Force Plane Carrying Baby Formula Shipment

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack greeted the first of several flights carrying 78,000 pounds of infant formula from Europe arrived in Indianapolis, part of a Biden administration effort to…

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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Semiannual Report

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Rohit Chopra appeared before the Senate Banking Committee to speak about the agency’s semiannual report. The director responded to a variety of…

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    Sens Schumer, Stabenow and Boozeman on Baby Formula Shortage

    Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Deb Stabenow (D-MI), and John Boozeman (R-AR) came to the chamber floor to push forward a measure to address the baby formula shortage. The House-passed bill,…

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    House Debate on Emergency Funding for Baby Formula Shortage

    The House debated a bill that provides $28 million in emergency funding for the Food and Drug Administration to help address the baby formula shortage and prevent fraudulent products from…

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    President Biden Remarks on Food Supply

    “Right now, America is fighting on two fronts. At home, it’s inflation and rising prices. Abroad, it’s helping Ukrainians defend their democracy,” said President Biden after meeting with farmers in…

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    Hearing on Ending Overdraft Fees

    Lawmakers on a House Financial Services subcommittee debated whether the government should intervene to curb the use of overdraft fees by banks. Democrats on the panel argued the fees…

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    Wallet Activism

    Former Democratic consultant Tanja Hester offered her thoughts on how Americans can support values important to them through the ways in which they spend, earn and save their money. Books…

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    Vice President Harris Remarks on Medical Debt

    Vice President Harris announced actions the Biden administration was taking to reduce medical debt. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra and others also made remarks.…

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    Hearing on Digital Privacy

    The House Administration Committee held a hearing on digital privacy and protecting consumer data. Witnesses, who included the head of the Government Publishing Office, shared best practices for protecting…

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    Hearing on Ocean Shipping Policies

    Members of the Federal Maritime Commission testified at a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on rising shipping costs and unfair practices by carriers. During the…

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