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Jul 25, 2018 In The News

Yesterday the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee held a hearing to markup H.R. 3626 (among several other Bills), the “Bank Service Company Examination Coordination Act of 2017.” Sponsored by Rep.

Jul 24, 2018 In The News

About seven months after historic tax reform was enacted, Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin) believes the economic impact on the country is giving Republicans momentum for the fall.

Williams, whose district includes Lampasas County, is optimistic that further reforms could pass in October, ahead of the November elections.

Jul 20, 2018 In The News

Entrepreneurs are ditching Silicon Valley and heading south to Texas instead to launch their startups, according to a congressman from the Lone Star State.

Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas, told FOX Business’ Maria Bartiromo Thursday that the Texas is seeing an influx of new companies recently.

Jul 20, 2018 In The News

Newly introduced legislation is calling for the United States Mint to strike square commemorative coins in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the integration of baseball in 2022.

On April 15, 1947, Robinson debuted for the National League’s Brooklyn Dodgers and on July 5, 1947, Doby integrated the American League with the Cleveland Indians.

Jul 19, 2018 In The News

The U.S. Congressional Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade discussed major questions around digital currencies in a hearing today, July 18. The hearing, entitled “The Future of Money: Digital Currency,” considered potential domestic and global implementations of cryptocurrencies.

Jul 19, 2018 In The News

Our firms recently joined up with 50 other independent mortgage bankers in a comment letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau asking for regulatory streamlining for smaller IMBs.

Jul 18, 2018 In The News

Baseball legend Andre Dawson was on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, helping to get an early start on marking the 75th anniversary of the integration of Major League Baseball. 

He joined lawmakers at a news conference to talk about legislation that would create a commemorative coin in the shape of a baseball home plate depicting baseball pioneers Jackie Robinson and Larry Doby. 

Jul 18, 2018 In The News

A U.S. Congressional delegation from Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi has introduced legislation that would expand the congressionally designated Interstate 14 corridor across the three states.

Jul 13, 2018 In The News

Congressmen who represent the Fort Hood area are applauding the Army’s decision to establish a new command unit in Austin.

The Army Futures Command, to be led by a four-star general, will spearhead the Army’s modernization of new equipment.

The Army announced on Friday that Austin will serve as unit’s headquarters, with about 500 people.

Jul 12, 2018 In The News

AUSTIN, TX — Austin has been selected as the home for the U.S. Army's new Futures Command, officials confirmed.