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California Op-Ed: Reg Reform Is ‘Sensible Solution’

Several bills pending in Congress represent “sensible regulatory changes” that will help banks of all sizes grow the economy, wrote California Bankers Association President and CEO Simone Lagomarsino in an Orange County Register op-ed today.

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Financial Choice Act Clears House Committee

The House Financial Services Committee today voted to advance the Financial Choice Act, Chairman Jeb Hensarling’s (R-Texas) sweeping, 600-page bill aimed at reforming parts of the Dodd-Frank Act’s extensive supervisory regime and providing regulatory relief for banks.

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Hoenig Pitches Regulatory Relief Plan Again

Speaking at the agency’s community banking conference today, FDIC Vice Chairman Thomas Hoenig again offered a “legislative remedy” for excessive and ill-tailored regulatory burden for banks engaged in what he called “traditional banking activities,” which would encompass most community banks and some regional banks as well.

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