Category Archives: Budget Reconciliation

On The Record

The CFPA still isn’t dead, either: The Consumer Financial Protection Agency, a cornerstone of banking reform, won’t go down without a floor flight. Sen. Jack Reed of Rhode Island, the third-ranking Democrat on the Banking Committee, will introduce an amendment … Continue reading

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It’s Gonna Be Reconciliation

After negotiating as long as possible to water down the Senate Finance Committee’s health care reform bill, Olympia Snowe (R-ME) is walking away from it. Her main complaint? Health coverage is too expensive. Seriously! Snowe said that lawmakers cannot expect … Continue reading

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