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Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions August 5, 2015
Heidi Heitkamp, D-ND
"Mr. President, the mid-2000s housing bubble was fueled by cheap access to credit and unsound, deceptive, and sometimes fraudulent mortgage lending practices. Borrowers were offered risky, high-cost loans they could neither afford nor understand by originators who abandoned traditional underwriting process, accepted loan applications with little or no documentation, and directly profited from selling unsustainable loans wholesale. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act contains many necessary and important reforms to the mortgage origination industry to prevent future abuses. However, the law is complex and has, unintentionally, imposed onerous, one-size-fits-all rules on community banks and local financial institutions that originate mortgages to entrepreneurs and farmers."
Schedules That Work Act August 4, 2015
Elizabeth Warren, D-MA
"People say Washington doesn’t work, but that is wrong. Washington works great—for the right people. When the corporate lobbyists want a carve-out or giveaway, when a giant oil company wants the Keystone Pipeline or when Citibank wants to blast a hole in Dodd-Frank, Republicans fall all over themselves to make it happen. When the rightwing wants to cut off access to health care, Republicans are ready to go, but when it comes to the things that will help families, they turn their backs. This has to stop. We are not here to work for the lobbyists. We are not here to make life easier for big oil companies or for big banks. We are here to make this country work for hard-working Americans. That is our job, and it is time for this Republican Senate to start doing that job."
Authority For Committees To Meet July 23, 2015
James Inhofe, R-OK
"Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on the Constitution, be authorized to meet during the session of the Senate, on July 23, 2015, at 2 p.m., in room SD-226 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building, to conduct a hearing entitled “The Administrative State v. The Constitution: Dodd-Frank at Five Years.”"
Fifth Anniversary Of Dodd-Frank Act July 23, 2015
Joyce Beatty, D-OH
"Mr. Speaker, I thank Ranking Member Waters of the Financial Services Committee for leading today’s important discussion on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act."
Fifth Anniversary Of The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform And Consumer Protection Act July 23, 2015
Jim Himes, D-CT
"Mr. Speaker, I come to the floor today on this fifth anniversary of Dodd-Frank to reflect a little bit on a signal piece of legislation that, to this day, remains controversial."

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