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Digital Privacy, Security Issues Take Spotlight At Congressional Hearings
Digital Privacy, Security Issues Take Spotlight At Congressional Hearings
September 05, 2018  |  Regulation

Top executives from Twitter and Facebook sought to reassure U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday (Sept. 5) that they can better protect users from election interference from...

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Senate Hearing On Post Office Prices Has Been Delayed
Senate Hearing On Post Office Prices Has Been Delayed
September 03, 2018  |  Delivery

A Senate hearing slated to look at overhauling the U.S. Postal Service — including looking at what Amazon and others pay for package delivery —...

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Wyoming ‘Crypto Cowboys’ Utilize Blockchain
Wyoming ‘Crypto Cowboys’ Utilize Blockchain
July 02, 2018  |  Blockchain

As many U.S. states are trying to figure out how to utilize blockchain, one state wants to be at the forefront of the cryptocurrency revolution....

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Senate: Marijuana Businesses Still Can’t Use Banks
Senate: Marijuana Businesses Still Can’t Use Banks
June 22, 2018  |  Regulation

A U.S. Senate panel has voted to block an amendment that would allow banks to open accounts for marijuana businesses without being punished by federal...

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Trump’s Small Biz Lending Bill Sees Approval From CBA
Trump’s Small Biz Lending Bill Sees Approval From CBA
June 22, 2018  |  Loans

After the Senate passed legislation earlier this month that boosts the Small Business Administration’s lending authority, President Donald Trump signed that legislation into law Thursday,...

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Bill To Increase SBA SMB Lending Authority Passes In Senate
Bill To Increase SBA SMB Lending Authority Passes In Senate
June 07, 2018  |  Regulation

The U.S. Senate has unanimously passed a bipartisan bill that will increase the Small Business Administration’s authority over the Small Business 7(a) loan program. A...

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Senate Votes To Kill Controversial CFPB Auto Lending Rule
Senate Votes To Kill Controversial CFPB Auto Lending Rule
April 19, 2018  |  CFPB

Senators voted on Wednesday (April 18) to remove a 2013 piece of consumer protection legislation that was designed to stop discrimination in the auto lending...

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Senate Vote On CFPB Auto Lending Rule Planned For Next Tuesday
Senate Vote On CFPB Auto Lending Rule Planned For Next Tuesday
April 18, 2018  |  CFPB

The Senate is set to vote to rescind the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s rule on auto lending as early as this coming Tuesday. The rules...

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Zuckerberg’s Day On Capitol Hill  
Zuckerberg’s Day On Capitol Hill  
April 11, 2018  |  Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is halfway through a two-day trip to Capitol Hill, on what many have described as his “public apology tour.” This, of course, followed the revelation last...

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