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As Fed heads toward interest rate hike, Yellen faces tough questioning from House lawmakers

...currently anticipates.Yellen's appearance Wednesday will be followed by testimony Thursday before the Senate Banking Committee. Under law, she is required to provide Congress twice a year with updates on the Fed's economic outlook and its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-15/fed-heads-toward-interest-
Choke out 'Operation Choke Point'

...apparently, because it's June and Congress is still talking about it. Hopefully, not for much longer.The Senate Banking Committee recently approved an amendment to a regulatory relief bill that would prohibit agencies, including the Federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-04/choke-out-operation-c
GOP lawmakers accuse Federal Reserve chief of political bias

...too secretive and powerful.GOP lawmakers also took issue with comments Yellen had made Tuesday before the Senate Banking Committee in which she said the audit measure would subject the Fed to undue political influence. She had said that if such...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-25/gop-lawmakers-accuse-feder
Yellen reiterates Fed's patience in raising rates

...forcing it to push rates up more quickly.Senate Banking Committee Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Alabama, said in his...will follow her appearance Tuesday before the Senate Banking Committee with testimony Wednesday before the House Financial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-24/yellen-reiterates-feds-pat
Not your usual witnesses: Paulson, Geithner, Bernanke set to testify in ex-AIG chief's lawsuit

...in an inconsistency, said Hester Peirce, a senior research fellow at George Mason University and former Senate Banking Committee staffer."They are in a pretty difficult position because they might have to contradict what they previously said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-05/not-your-usual-witnesses-p
Yellen says economy still needs Fed support

...meetings with the final move being a $15 billion reduction at the October meeting.In her testimony before the Senate Banking Committee, Yellen said the economy is improving and the sharp downturn in economic activity in the first three months of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-15/yellen-says-economy-still-
Janet Yellen stands by Federal Reserve's low rate policies

...economy when she's chairman, if that's what it needs.During a two-hour confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking Committee, Yellen embraced her so-called "dovish" reputation and expressed strong support for the Fed's low interest-rate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-14/janet-yellen-stands-federa
Yellen says Fed is monitoring softer economic data

...can be explained by weather and what portion, if any, is due to a softer outlook."In her remarks to the Senate Banking Committee, Yellen repeated the Fed's assurances that its pullback in its bond purchases could be modified if there was a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-27/yellen-says-fed-monitoring
Business briefs

...loss, a key federal regulator said Wednesday.U.S. Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry told the Senate Banking Committee that the nation's largest bank began reducing the amount of hedging it was doing to minimize potential losses at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-06-06/business-briefs
Recession likely if Congress doesn't act, Bernanke says

...the recovery that we're hoping to facilitate," Bernanke at the end of two hours of testimony before the Sen ate Banking Committee.Without an agreement, tax increases and deep spending cuts would take effect at year's end. Bernanke noted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-07-17/recession-likely-if-congre