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Federal Reserve Districts: A Lot Can Change in a Century

Aaron Klein / Blog March 1, 2016

If Congress wants to seriously revisit the structure of the Federal Reserve, reforming the regional reserve banks is a good place to start.

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Federal Reserve Dividends Should Not Be a Piggy Bank for Congress

Aaron Klein, Kristofer Readling / Blog July 27, 2015

Tinkering with the Federal Reserve’s system to fund current congressional spending initiatives sets a dangerous precedent and is bad policy.

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Key regulatory job created at Federal Reserve still vacant after 5 years

Finance / News July 24, 2015

President Obama has yet to nominate anyone to be the Fed’s new vice chair for supervision, frustrating some lawmakers and industry officials.

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Regional Feds’ head-hunting under scrutiny over insider bias, delays

Finance / News July 2, 2015

Efforts to fill top positions at Federal Reserve branches are casting a spotlight on a process that critics say is opaque, favors insiders, and is ripe for reform.

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Time is Running Out for White House to Fill Financial Regulatory Posts

Justin Schardin / Blog June 11, 2015

Vacancies are slowly piling up and little action has been taken to fill them. There are currently five vacancies at independent financial regulatory agencies.

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BPC Applauds Alternative Regulatory Reform Package Proposed by Senator Brown

Finance / Press Release May 20, 2015

While observers fear the markup will be a partisan battle, BPC believes that there is ample room for Democrats and Republicans on to find common ground.

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What We’re Reading in Financial Regulatory Reform, May 15

Finance / Blog May 15, 2015

BPC’s Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative highlights news articles, papers and other important work which illuminate current and new thinking within financial regulation.

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Financial Reform Proposal "An Important Step" with Room for Bipartisan Improvements

Finance / Press Release May 13, 2015

Five years after the passage of Dodd-Frank, legislation released on Tuesday is an important step forward in the effort to continue with financial reform.

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Hiring a New York Fed Chief Could Take a While

Finance / News May 13, 2015

A study by the Bipartisan Policy Center found that it has taken an average 240 days for presidents to decide on a nominee for an financial regulatory position.

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Summer spending fight looms

Economy / News May 10, 2015

Congress faces rough waters ahead on government spending, with less than five months before the annual deadline to pass a full slate of appropriations bills.

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