“House Democrats narrowly pushed through their $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package Thursday evening, codifying their latest offer to Republicans before the November election.
The package passed on a 214-207 basis, with a surge of 18 moderate frontline Democrats defecting from the party.
Many of those rank-and-file members, particularly the ones from tough swing districts, have been pushing party leaders since August to put another relief bill to a vote before the election.”
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“Amid Consumer Behavior During Covid-19, Congress Examines Granting Fintech Bank Charters” Link
“The memo further explains how, since technology firms are offering financial services and yet do not have a comprehensive regulatory framework as banks do, the traditional lines of banking and commerce may be blurred. As a result, the FSC Memo states the hearing, “…will examine the legal framework and regulatory scope governing the oversight of traditional banks and other commercial businesses – especially technology companies – engaged in financial activity and the effect on consumer protection, financial stability, and the traditional separation of banking and commerce.”