Senate Banking Debate Lurches Toward Vote

Law360, Washington (March 7, 2018, 9:23 PM EST) -- The Senate continued to debate a rollback of some Dodd-Frank Act banking rules Wednesday, with backers claiming reforms would take away pressure that had choked lending by smaller banks in the wake of financial institution reform.

The bill, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, advanced on a bipartisan 67-32 vote Tuesday but has been stuck in the mud as negotiators worked out a path for amendments on the bill. One of the most significant portions of the bill would alter the threshold for...
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