Wednesday Apr 16
Ryan's $4 Million: House's Biggest
Rep. Paul Ryan , House Budget Committee Chairman, speaks during the American Conservative Union Conference on March 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
4 potential Republicans challengers to Booker only raised about $100K combined
The four potential Republican challengers to Democratic Sen. Cory Booker raised only about $100,000 from contributors combined during the first quarter of this year, a time when they were traveling around New Jersey seeking support from county party screening groups.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
More Monmouth Musings
The Politics Of Disaster Relief
Once the emergency is over and the federal money is flowing, the politicspartisanship and patronage starts.
House Republicans Urge FHFA Not To Direct GSEs To Start Contributing...
On April 2, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling , joined by Congressmen Scott Garrett and Ed Royce , FHFA Director Mel Watt to continue the FHFA's five-year-old policy of suspending contributions to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund and the Capital Magnet Fund.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
U.S. House Republicans prepare a second JOBS Act bill; critics see dangers
Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives are drafting measures to further ease regulatory obstacles for small companies, but critics warn the move will only reduce investor protections already eroded by a 2012 law.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
GOP wants CFPB merged with other regulators
The House Financial Services Committee hearing on the economic consequences of regulatory rulemaking and enforcement on Tuesday got heated early and often.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Washington Post
Fed Gives Banks Two More Years to Meet Volcker CLO Standards
The Federal Reserve is giving banks an additional two years to comply with Volcker Rule standards for treatment of collateralized loan obligations after industry complaints that the requirements would lead to big losses.
Capitol Hill Update, 7 April 2014
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Sun Apr 06, 2014
Garrett bill seeks FSOC transparency
April 7, 2014 - A bill to require the Financial Services Oversight Council to hold open meetings, subject it to requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and more was introduced last week by Rep. Scott Garrett, R-N.J. The bill is H.R. 4387 and awaits action of the House Financial Services Committee.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Republican's bill seeks to shine more light on U.S. risk council
A Republican member of Congress said on Thursday he was denied access to a closed-door meeting of a new U.S. regulatory body that polices market risks, and introduced legislation that he contends will make the group more transparent.
Garrett Introduces FSOC Transparency Bill
The largest and most powerful arm of the central bank of the U.S. has finally admitted the megabank emperors have no clothes.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Congressman Leonard Lance to face primary opponent for 7th District
U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance, left, will face David Larsen, right, in the Republican primary in the 7th District Congressional race.
New Jersey Herald
Emergency crews respond to Montague accident
Sussex County Freeholder Phil Crabb, running for re-election to a third term as a Republican, will face a primary challenge in the June 3 primary from Wantage Township Committeeman Ron Bassani.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
NJ-05: Sen. Cory Booker (D) & Rep. Patrick Murphy (D. FL) Endorse Roy Cho (D) For Congress
Congressional candidate, Roy Cho , who is determined to unseat Tea Party Congressman Scott Garrett , picked up some big endorsements: I'm excited and honored to have received wonderful endorsements from the following inspirational and groundbreaking political leaders who were kind enough to film a video with me.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
Obama signs compromise flood-insurance bill
President Obama signed into law Friday a rare bipartisan compromise that repeals some of the mandatory flood insurance rate increases ordered in 2012.