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House panel approves financial overhaul bill, breaking privacy deadlock

WASHINGTON -- The House Banking Committee, breaking a deadlock over consumer privacy, on Thursday overwhelmingly approved legislation to lift Depression-era...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/13/bus_256006.shtml
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Insurance, consumers groups demand banking bill protections

...protections. Rep. Jim Leach, R-Iowa, chairman of the House Banking Committee, was deciding on the shape of the legislation...privacy 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...

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

...nearly 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...

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

...worse 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

...brokerage 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...

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

...Deputy Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers told the House Banking Committee. In fact, it could help the United States...will 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

...it's 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...

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

...the 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...

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

...on a 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/22/biz_213337.shtml
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