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Powell to Continue as Fed Chair

Jerome Powell has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate for a second term as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System for a term of four years, by a vote of 80-19 (one senator did not vote).

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Senate Advances Kraninger Nomination


A key procedural vote by the Senate has taken Kathleen Kraninger a step closer to becoming the next Director at the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Here's how the vote went.

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Senator’s Budget Amendment Targets ‘Reckless’ CFPB


The senator’s proposed budget amendment will make the CFPB subject to congressional appropriations process because currently the CFPB operates under the Fed, not Congress. The amendment stressed for more congressional oversight given the CFPB receives roughly $600 million of the Fed’s annual operating expenses.

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