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2006-06-30 18:52:21

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican chairman and top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee on Friday voiced concerns that a proposed tightening of capital standards for Federal Home Loan Banks may harm the U.S. housing finance system. Rep.

2006-06-29 14:12:44

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans intensified their criticism of news media over security issues on Thursday as the U.S. House of Representatives debated a resolution that condemns public disclosure of secret surveillance programs.

2006-06-06 15:21:58

By Kristin Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Key lawmakers in the U.S. House on Tuesday criticized the Senate for failing to advance legislation to stiffen oversight of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac despite multibillion-dollar accounting scandals at both.

2006-05-24 10:24:24

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Financial Services Chairman Michael Oxley on Wednesday said he expects either informal or formal negotiations to determine a final bill aimed at easing oversight of the financial services industry once the Senate passes it.

2006-05-03 12:50:42

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday told Reuters he would consider taking the Senate's version of a bill to ease regulatory oversight of banks and credit unions if the Senate approves it as is.

2006-03-23 17:00:50

By Joel Rothstein WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sen. Paul Sarbanes on Thursday defended the benefits of his eponymous corporate reform law against critics who are trying to roll back some of the regulations they say were hurried overreactions to corporate scandals.

2006-03-03 14:49:50

By Joel Rothstein WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Rep. Michael Oxley, an author of the Sarbanes-Oxley corporate reform law passed after Enron and other corporate scandals, said federal regulators have the legal authority to roll back key provisions for smaller U.S.

2005-11-01 16:26:27

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Rep. Michael Oxley, the chairman of the powerful House Financial Services Committee and co-author of a 2002 law aimed at cleaning up corporate America, said on Tuesday he would not seek re-election in 2006.

2005-11-01 09:53:11

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Rep Michael Oxley, chairman of the powerful House Financial Services Committee and an Ohio Republican, said on Tuesday he would not seek re-election in 2006, after serving 25 years in Congress.

2005-10-31 21:29:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, Ohio Republican Rep. Michael Oxley, could announce his retirement as early as Tuesday, sources close to the congressman said on Monday. Oxley's spokeswoman did not return calls for comment.


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