Washington - The Week Ahead, December 3-7, 2018

December 5, 2018

At 10:00 AM the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs will hold a hearing entitled: “Oversight of Pilot Programs at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac”. Witnesses will include:  Sandra Thompson, Deputy Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency; Hugh Frater, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Fannie Mae; and Donald Layton, Chief Executive Officer, Freddie Mac.

At 10:00 AM the House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing entitled: “The National Debt: Washington, We Have a Spending Problem”. Witnesses will include:  Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum; Brian Riedl, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute: Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; and Paul Winfree, Director, Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies, Heritage Foundation.

At 2:00 PM the House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing entitled: “Oversight of the Federal Housing Administration”. The sole witness will be Brian Montgomery, Assistant Secretary for Housing, Federal Housing Commissioner, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

December 6, 2018

At 10:00 AM the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs will hold a hearing entitled: “Proxy Process and Rules: Examining Current Practices and Potential Changes”. Witnesses will include: Daniel Gallagher, Chief Legal Officer, Mylan N.V.; Michael Garland, Assistant Comptroller, Office of the Comptroller, New York City; and Thomas Quaadman, Executive Vice President, U.S. Chamber Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness. 

At 10:00 AM the House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing entitled: “A Legislative Proposal to Provide for a Sustainable Housing Finance System: The Bipartisan Housing Finance Reform Act of 2018”. A witness list has not been provided.

 

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