Tag: federal reserve

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Robert Hurt wuestions Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen at Financial Services Committee hearing

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after a Financial Services Committee hearing with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on the Federal Reserve’s supervision and regulation of the financial system.


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Robert Hurt on Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before Financial Services Committee

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after a semi-annual Financial Services Committee hearing with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen entitled, “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy.”


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Robert Hurt: The Federal Reserve must be transparent and accountable

The Federal Reserve System supervises nearly all banking in the United States and plays a substantial role in the domestic and global economies.


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Robert Hurt questions Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after a Financial Services Committee hearing with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen entitled, “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy.”


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Randy Forbes: Five big reasons to audit the Fed

To achieve real transparency, we need a full audit of the Fed – no exceptions. Just as, to achieve real accountability, we need a full audit of the Department of Defense – no exceptions. It’s common sense.


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Bob Goodlatte: Audit the Fed?

We have seen just what can happen when government officials and agencies are not held accountable. The Federal Reserve, or Fed, should not be excluded from this accountability.


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Robert Hurt statement on Federal Reserve chair testimony

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after a Financial Services Committee hearing with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen entitled, “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy.”


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Give college graduates a future with real freedom: Freedom from debt

For members of the college and high school classes of 2014, and for past graduates, this effort to tackle the student debt issue is sorely needed.


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Congressman Robert Hurt questions Federal Reserve Chair Yellen on monetary policy

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Va.) released the following statement after the Committee on Financial Services held a hearing on Tuesday entitled, “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy.”


House committee backs study of bizarre currency policy

The Republican-controlled House Rules Studies subcommittee voted on Friday to support a new study to move the Commonwealth to an alternative currency.


Chris Graham: Thanks, Bob, for letting us know

Quick note of thanks to Bob Marshall for bringing to our attention that the Federal Reserve Bank in Richmond is flying a rainbow flag in support of LGBT equal rights. “I do not believe that a celebration of ‘gay pride’ has anything to do with the mission of the Federal Reserve under the Federal Reserve […]


Group urges Webb, Warner to oppose Bernanke confirmation

   Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net A vote is expected this week on the nomination of Ben Bernanke to serve another term as the chairman of the Federal Reserve. A political action organization founded by conservative Republican Congressman Ron Paul is calling on Virginia Sens. Jim Webb and Mark Warner to vote no. “The American […]


News from 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

Tuesday, Aug. 25 – Remarks by President Obama and Ben Bernanke at the nomination of Bernanke to serve as chairman of the Federal Reserve


White House ’08: The candidates on the AIG bailout

Analysis by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Tracking the statements from Barack Obama and John McCain on the AIG bailout: – “Today, the government was forced to commit $85 billion to stop the collapse of AIG, another in a growing series of events that includes Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac,” McCain said. “These […]


Business and Economy: Fed bails out AIG, averting crisis

Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net The Federal Reserve is lending $85 billion – with a b – to rescue American International Group in a move that analysts are saying will forestall a global economic crisis that could have resulted from the collapse of the insurer. “Insurance companies are not normally institutions that the federal government […]