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  • HectorsReport.com 4:48 am on January 20, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, , Securities and Exchange Commission, U.S Congress, , U.S Senate   

    U.S House Bill to strengthen Security, Commodity Commissions passes. 

    HRes40 passed today with a 233-170 vote (30 Roll call) at the U.S House. The bill provides consideration for both H.B 78 & H.B 238 bills. The first (H.B 78) “improves the consideration by the Security and Exchange Commission the cost and benefits of its regulations and orders” while providing consideration for bill H.B 238 that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ensures that it protects future consumers, giving end-market users market certainty and risk management as well as helping ranchers with the latter. It also enables the commission to create reforms that ensure transparency and accountability.

    For more on the bill Click here.

  • HectorsReport.com 5:16 pm on January 19, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Government Accountability Office, , , , U.S Senate   

    Government Watchdog GAO To Be Reinforced 

    Bill H.R 72 the Access & Oversight Act passed the senate with 99 yeas and zero Nays. It helps the Government Accountability Office (GOA) obtain any records from federal agencies in order to execute its duties to oversee how the government spends taxpayer money. Using audit, civil action, and evaluations to force an agency to obtain such documents.

    The GAO is a non-partisan, independent agency and according to its site was voted best place to work among the Federal Government.

    For more on the GOA you can visit its website atĀ goa.gov.

    For information on H.R 72 billĀ click here.


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