Congress returns this week: Flood insurance, government funding on agenda

Congress is back in full swing this week, and NAFCU Vice President of Legislative Affairs Brad Thaler details lawmakers’ to-do list in a new NAFCU Today video, including the need to address fiscal 2018 government funding, reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and raise the debt ceiling, all by month’s end.

Thaler also mentions possible action soon by the Senate on a House-passed Congressional Review Act resolution to withdraw the CFPB’s recent arbitration rulemaking. In the coming weeks and months, Thaler says, Congress and the administration will also continue work on tax reform, regulatory relief, housing finance reform and data security.

“All these issues and more will be addressed during next week’s Congressional Caucus,” says Thaler.

Congress this week will also be holding hearings addressing economic growth and the financial regulatory regime. Hearings include:


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