9 hrs ago
National Mortgage News
Industry Victory on Flood Insurance Will Be Taxpayers' Loss
Learn about this year's finalists and see who won the 2013 MT Award. 2013 MT Awards: 10X Award The 10X Award honors a company, product or technology that's had an exponential impact on mortgage finance.
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11 hrs ago
National Mortgage News
Maxine Waters stumped for relief from provisions in a law she co-authored.
Lenders and Realtors are happy about a new law that blocks potentially huge increases in federal flood insurance premiums.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Moody's: Johnson-Crapo could ramp up issuance of private-label RMBS
The Johnson-Crapo housing reform measure is slated for markup April 29, and a report by Moody's Investors Services says the GSE package could help kick-start issuance in the private-label residential mortgage-backed securities.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Delta, Leader of the U.S. Airline Industry, Challenges Boeing and the Export-Import Bank
Delta continues to show why it has become the de facto leader of the U.S. airline industry, not only for its superior financial performance but also for its willingness to take chances and to speak up - particularly in regard to the Export-Import Bank.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Huffington Post
Black Female Lawmakers Object To Army's 'Discriminatory' Ban On Certain Hairstyles
The 16 women in the Congressional Black Caucus sent Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel a letter Thursday objecting to the Army's ban on certain hairstyles , which has been criticized as racially biased against black women.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
McKenna says CUs need supplemental capital
April 10, 2014 - NCUA's Michael McKenna told House Financial Services Committee leaders Wednesday that the agency supports H.R. 719, legislation introduced by Reps.
Obama's Favorite Housing Plan Risks 'Runaway Corporate Exploitation': Nader
NEW YORK -- Bipartisan housing reform legislation proposed by Sens. Tim Johnson and Mike Crapo "could open the door wide for runaway corporate exploitation," argues consumer advocate and sometime third party Presidential candidate Ralph Nader in a letter he sent Wednesday to members of the Senate Banking Committee.
Export subsidy fight pitsMaxine Waters against Mike Lee
Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters - "a dynamic liberal Democrat who champions the causes of the poor and downtrodden," as the liberal press calls her - held a rally of sorts at the Capitol on Tuesday.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
GOP wants CFPB merged with other regulators
The House Financial Services Committee hearing on the economic consequences of regulatory rulemaking and enforcement on Tuesday got heated early and often.
The Daily Caller
Cantor undermining Hensarling riles conservatives suspicious of his motives
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is intentionally sidelining one of his own Republican committee chairmen - and the chairman's attempts to pass conservative reforms - in order to better secure his own path to the speakership.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Air Line Pilot
ALPA News Release
Release #14.28 April 7, 2014 ALPA Calls for End to U.S. Funding of Widebody Aircraft for Foreign Competitors Encourages House to ensure that Ex-Im Bank's actions are transparent, not harmful to U.S. industry WASHINGTON, D.C.-Today, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l urged members of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee to ensure that the ... (more)
Fri Apr 04, 2014
US consumer bureau details diversity efforts after complaints
The U.S. consumer financial watchdog plans to ramp up diversity training and is teaching hiring managers to spot unconscious biases, the agency said in a report on Friday amid concerns over its treatment of women and minority employees.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Bobbie J. Anderson Earns Incumbent Support for 8th District
Veteran Los Angeles community activist and former New Frontier Democratic Club President Bobbie Jean Anderson has earned the endorsements of incumbent City Councilman Bernard C. Parks and Congresswoman Maxine Waters in her bid for the 8th District City Council Seat in 2015.
Democrats, Republicans Vow to Continue Probe into CFPB Employment Practices
Why Clients Need Help With Family Governance Many clients don't know this area of expertise exists, but they know they need help with it, says Paul Pagnato, whose Pagnato-Karp Group works with UHNW families.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Richard Cordray's federal agency accused of ongoing discrimination and retailation
Richard Cordray's consumer affairs agency is facing intense criticism that it has a culture of racism and sexism, regularly discriminating against women and minority employees.
Sound and fury at CFPB racial discrimination hearing
There was a certain level of disingenuousness that went beyond the usual political posturing at the House Oversight & Investigation Subcommittee investigating discrimination and retaliation at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Wednesday morning.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
How Waters' Bill Could Shift GSE Debate
Eliminating payday lenders would create a void that banks, thrifts, and credit unions cannot or are reluctant to fill.
Barclays: 4 reasons Johnson-Crapo is dead until post-election
The GSE reform measure put forward by Chairman Tim Johnson, D- S.D., and Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs , isn't going to pass before election year is over, according to the analysts at Barclays.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
GOP to proceed on CFPB hearing
Republicans on the House Financial Services Committee said on Monday that they will proceed with a hearing to examine complaints leveled by a CFPB employee against her supervisor, declining Democratic lawmakers' request that the Wednesday hearing be canceled.
Mortgage News Daily
FBI Investigating Flood Maps; Jumbo Production Forecast Falls; Proposed AMC Legislation
Before heading to Wisconsin for a few days, over the weekend I called The Bellagio to find out the betting lines on the PATH Act, Johnson-Crapo, Corker-Warner, and now Maxine Waters' lender co-op bill.