Posts Tagged ‘financial reform’

Regions President On Recession/Wall Street Regulation

JACKSON- MBJ-TV sits down with Regions Financial Corporation southwest operations president Ronnie Smith to talk about the recession’s impact on Mississippi and how new Wall Street regulations could impact regional financial institutions. [...]

Congressional negotiators hope for bank bill vote today

by Published: June 30,2010

Tags: banking and finance, Congress, financial reform

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats are inching closer to passage of a major rewrite of financial industry regulations, making fixes as they go. House and Senate negotiators hoped for a vote in the House today and to secure the votes of three straying Republicans in the Senate. The Senate vote, however, is not likely until after […] [...]

Financial overhaul bill headed for President’s desk

WASHINGTON — Congress is getting tougher on both borrowers and lenders blamed for inflating a housing bubble that, when it popped, plunged the nation into a severe recession two years ago. Under sweeping financial overhauls that have now passed the House and Senate, home buyers won’t be able to get a mortgage without producing pay […] [...]

Cochran wants financial regulation vote

by Published: May 20,2010

Tags: financial reform, Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) has voted against an effort to limit debate and move toward a final vote on a financial regulatory reform bill, a measure he believes will adversely affect local businesses that offer credit to their customers. Cochran voted against a cloture motion to the Financial Stability Act (S.3217). The Senate […] [...]

GOP says not opposed to financial overhaul

by Published: April 26,2010

Tags: financial reform

WASHINGTON — A top House Republican says lockstep GOP opposition to a Senate effort to begin debating a bill revamping financial regulations does not mean his party opposes an overhaul. Senate Democratic leaders are expected to try starting debate today on the overhaul legislation, which will require 60 votes. Senate Republican leaders have said all […] [...]

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