Items Tagged with 'Mike Rounds'

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  • Republicans move to abolish CFPB

    Ted Cruz reintroduces bill to eliminate “farce” agency
    If a handful of Republicans in the Senate have their way, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will not exist for much longer. For the third time in the last few years, Republicans are trying to kill the CFPB.
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  • Bipartisan push begins in Senate to expand mortgage access for self-employed borrowers

    Self-Employed Mortgage Access Act introduced
    Ever since the Qualified Mortgage rule went into effect a few years ago, borrowers who don’t have a traditional source of income have had a hard time getting a mortgage. Well, a bipartisan push is underway in the Senate that could change that. Late Tuesday, Sens. Mark Warner, D-Virginia, and Mike Rounds, R-South Dakota, announced they are introducing legislation designed to make it easier for self-employed borrowers to get a mortgage.
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  • Another Republican senator introduces bill to "dismantle" CFPB

    Sen. Mike Rounds wants to cut off all CFPB funding
    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, introduced a bill repealing Title X of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, which established the CFPB. But Cruz wasn’t alone last week in launching a full-scale assault on the controversial governmental agency. Sen. Mike Rounds, R-South Dakota, also introduced a bill last week that would kill off the CFPB, albeit in a different way than Cruz’s bill.
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