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Insurance, consumers groups demand banking bill protections

...Rep. Jim Leach, R-Iowa, chairman of the House Banking Committee, was deciding on the shape of the legislation...protections. David Runkel, a spokesman for the House Banking Committee, said, "There will be some consumer protections...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/10/biz_209668.shtml
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Feds endorse sunny view of economy

...record-breaking rally. "The economy as a whole is functioning amazingly well," Fed Vice Chairwoman Alice Rivlin told the House Banking Committee. "Unemployment is low ... and inflation is benign." Before the Senate Banking Committee, Greenspan repeated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/24/biz_211791.shtml
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Hold Gore accountable

...even with him in several Democrat presidential primary states. The veep can't expect much improvement as the House Banking Committee holds hearings this week into the multi-billion dollar Russia money-laundering scandal. Until recently Gore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/23/edi_270963.shtml
Editorials
'Hedging' their bet

...turmoil. "Financial market participants were already unsettled by recent global events," Greenspan told the House Banking Committee. "Had the failure of LTCM (Long-Term Capital Management) triggered the seizing up of markets, substantial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/04/op_240892.shtml
Opinion columns
Rubin acknowledges economic power worries

...firms and insurance companies. But he told the House Banking Committee there are valid concerns about how such legislation...criticized Greenspan for supporting a bill proposed by House Banking Committee Chairman Jim Leach, R-Iowa. That measure would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/13/bus_253188.shtml
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Fed tries to soothe markets

...Deputy Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers told the House Banking Committee. In fact, it could help the United States by...look like child's play." But Democrats on the House Banking Committee accused the administration of being too eager...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/14/biz_217457.shtml
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Historical change

...Barnard's most significant congressional legacy, too. Without Barnard's bulldog-like leadership on the House Banking Committee during his 16-year career, the Glass-Stegall revamp probably wouldn't have happened, at least not in this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/01/edi_272127.shtml
Editorials
Counterfeiting as easy as pointing and clicking

...Secret Service's counterfeiting division. Lorelei W. Pagano, an agency counterfeiting expert, showed the House Banking Committee's monetary subcommittee just how easy it is. In a matter of minutes, she scanned the image of a $100 bill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/01/tec_225290.shtml
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Fed removes last barriers between banks, securities businesses

...piecemeal basis. Congress, meanwhile, has been struggling with a sweeping measure, narrowly approved by the House Banking Committee, that would allow banks to merge not only with brokerages, insurers and other financial firms but also with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/22/biz_213337.shtml
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Officials flay GOP banking bill

...financial products would be insured and what their risks would be, said Rep. John LaFalce of New York, the House Banking Committee's ranking Democrat. American consumers spend an estimated $300 billion a year on financial services. Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/17/bus_224259.shtml
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