House Financial Services Committee

  • Good gov’t groups ask House committee to rescind recent FOIA guidance to Treasury

    Open government and press organizations are fighting back against the new communications policy the chairman of the House Financial Services Committee recently set between his committee and the Treasury Department. The new policy says any communication between the committee and the department will be considered a “congressional record” and therefore isn’t subject to the Freedom of Information Act.

  • Mulvaney insists consumer watchdog is still doing its job

    Republicans praise Mick Mulvaney’s leadership at the nation’s consumer financial watchdog, while Democrats express alarm on concerns that he’s done more to protect financial companies than consumers