More on Financial Services
April 9, 2019 Press Release
"The IRS makes up half our subcommittee bill and under the previous majority has been chronically underfunded for the last decade — underfunded despite issues like tax evasion, elder fraud and identity theft. So, we want to reverse those trends and provide resources tied to results."
April 9, 2019 Press Release
"As in prior years, the request again proposes cuts to IRS that will reduce the resources available to support taxpayers and weaken the agency’s ability to protect the integrity of our tax system."
April 3, 2019 Press Release
"Unfortunately, this Commission continues to advance policies that favor large industry players at the expense of consumers and small businesses."
March 26, 2019 Press Release
"OMB oversees implementation of the President’s agenda and prepares the President’s budget. That Budget offers a chance for this Administration to lay out, in detail, its vision and priorities for America. Unfortunately, I couldn’t be more frustrated by what OMB has delivered this year. This Budget deeply slashes programs that support the most vulnerable among us – the sick, the elderly, the poor – while doubling-down on discredited trickle-down economic policies that widen the inequalities in our society."
March 13, 2019 Press Release
"First and foremost, is whether the interests of the American taxpayer are being put first – where they belong – or whether the personal financial interests of President Trump are taking precedence when GSA is making real estate and procurement decisions."
March 12, 2019 Press Release
"One thing I’ve learned from these briefings is that all of these criminal organizations have one thing in common—their unlawful operations are supported and financed through money laundering. Treasury plays a vital—but often overlooked—role in combatting terrorist financing and money laundering."
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY), House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government Chairman Mike Quigley (D-IL), and House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth (D-KY) today sent a letter to Russell Vought, the Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), requesting the release of information and documents detailing how the Trump administration plans to raid previously appropriated funds for his national emergency declaration and border wall.
March 7, 2019 Hearing
Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government
Live-stream can be found here: https://youtu.be/nlbo0tG8sVA
March 7, 2019 Press Release
"Whether you are here in Washington or in the comfort of your own home, you can watch Congress and the executive branch in action on C-SPAN. This is an important part of making our nation’s legislative and executive branch open and transparent to all Americans. But one government institution remains closed to the public eye – the U.S. Supreme Court."
February 27, 2019 Press Release
"Many of the vulnerabilities that existed in 2016, continue to persist across the country. Our election infrastructure remains outdated, low-tech, and nowhere near where it needs to be to prevent future intrusions."