WASHINGTON (2/28/13)--Monetary policy, the U.S. housing system, and regulatory burdens that hinder economic growth are areas of focus on the House Financial Services Committee's hearing agenda next month, according to a schedule released Wednesday by its chairman.
Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) said his committee's attention in March will also focus on ending "Too Big to Fail."
Of particular interest to credit unions will be a March 20 hearing by the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee on the growing burden of federal regulations on small financial institutions across the country.
Noting that the schedule can change and that each meeting will become final only when an official notice is distributed, the committee also released these dates:
Also this week committee chairman Hensarling, speaking Tuesday at the Credit Union National Association's Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C., said he will help credit unions preserve their tax status.