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House Bill Could Exclude Attorneys from FDCPA

The House Financial Services Committee recently advanced a bill, H.R. 5082, that could have major implications for the default servicing industry, and most especially the law firms that work within it. The bill amends the definition of “debt collectors” under ...

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Powell Doubles Down on “Further Gradual” Interest Rate Hikes

On Tuesday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell made his first appearance before Congress since being sworn into the role. Remarking on the strengthening U.S. economy, Powell told Congress that “some of the headwinds the U.S. economy faced in previous years ...

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Ginnie Mae’s Bright Future

The House Financial Services Committee grilled Ginnie Mae’s Michael Bright on the challenges and concerns that face the agency, from e-mortgages to natural disasters.

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CHOICE Hearing Highlights Political Divide

The House Financial Services held its second hearing on the Financial CHOICE Act today, and what resulted was a deepening of party lines. Heated arguments between representatives on both sides of the aisle took place, with one Democrat even calling the bill the "Wrong Choice Act."

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New Leaders Set to Take Over House Subcommittees

The Housing and Insurance Subcommittee and the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee will feature new chairmen for the 115th Congress.

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