Items Tagged with 'Senate Committee On Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs'

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  • Brown promises “hell of a fight” in Senate over CFPB arbitration rule

    Top Democrat pledges to push back against Republican repeal efforts
    As expected, Senate Republicans on Thursday introduced a “resolution of disapproval” that begins the process of repealing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s newly unveiled rule that bans companies from using mandatory arbitration clauses. The effort is led by a number of prominent Republicans, but one of the top Democrats in the Senate is pledging a serious fight over the CFPB arbitration rule.
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  • Ben Carson facing Senate vote to become HUD Secretary

    William Russell leading HUD in the meantime
    The Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs is slated to meet Tuesday morning to vote on the nomination of Ben Carson as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Will he finally become HUD secretary after a controversial nomination?
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