Items Tagged with 'Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act'


  • President Trump signs Dodd-Frank rollback into law

    Republicans hope to extend regulatory relief to small bankers
    President Donald Trump signed a major Dodd-Frank rollback into law Thursday, hoping to bring regulatory relief to community banks across the U.S. The president explained Dodd-Frank’s costly regulations gave large banks a negative advantage at the cost of small banks throughout the country.
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  • Senate’s passage of Dodd-Frank reform: Needed relief or the beginning of the end?

    Experts disagree
    After the Senate passed its Dodd-Frank reform bill Wednesday night, sending it to the House to be voted on, experts began to voice their opinions of the bill – but no one agrees. While some experts claim this bill is a major step in the wrong direction, and puts the market at risk of another collapse such as that seen in 2007, others say it brings common sense regulatory relief.
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  • Realtors voice support for Dodd-Frank reform bill

    Urges Congress to pass S. 2155 into law
    As the Senate debates its latest regulatory relief bill, S. 2155, or the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, Realtors joined the conversation, urging the bill become law. NAR released a statement, giving its support and explaining the positive effects it says the bill will have on the housing industry.
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  • Senate postpones vote for Dodd-Frank reform bill

    Unable to agree on more than 100 amendments
    The Senate announced it would postpone the vote on its Dodd-Frank reform bill until sometime this week after it couldn’t agree on the bill’s more than 100 amendments. While the vote was originally expected last week, an onslaught of amendments from Republicans and Democrats alike forced the Senate to postpone the final vote as it votes on the amendments beginning early this week.
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  • Senate agrees to begin debate over Dodd-Frank overhaul bill

    Housing industry hopeful as bill nears a vote
    The Senate passed a motion Tuesday to proceed to debate on a bill that would overhaul major parts of the Dodd-Frank Act. The Senate is expected to vote on the bill at some point this week. And one expert explained, due to its bipartisan support, the bill is expected to pass.
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