Saturday - August 8, 2020
U.S. Congressional Tipoffs Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday August 11, 2019 ( 5 items )  

Ranking Member McHenry Presses Fed for Capital One Data Security Breach Details
WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 -- Rep. Patrick McHenry, R-North Carolina, ranking Republican member of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following news release: Today, Republican leader of the House Financial Services Committee, Patrick McHenry (NC-10), sent a letter to Vice Chair for Supervision at the Federal Reserve, Randal Quarles, following the recent Capital One Financial Corporation data security breach that affected nearly 100 million Americans. The Ranking Member asked the Federal  more

Rep. Adams Issues Statement on Death of Morrison
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Aug. 6 -- Rep. Alma S. Adams, D-North Carolina, issued the following statement on the death of author Toni Morrison: "I am deeply saddened to hear of Toni Morrison's passing. "We have lost one of the greatest authors of our time - a prolific writer who gave voice to the African American story. "Her work changed our culture, beautifully explored black identity in America, and empowered others to tell their own stories. "Toni Morrison's words and legacy will contin  more

Rep. Budd Issues Statement on SEC Chairman Clayton's Call for Disclosure Frequency Reform
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 -- Rep. Ted Budd, R-North Carolina, issued the following statement after sending a letter to Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton calling for disclosure frequency reform: "The current financial disclosure regime public companies face has negatively impacted the competitiveness of American companies in the global marketplace. "While the UK, Australia, and many European countries have right-sized public disclosure frequency to allow for greater participation  more

Rep. Butterfield Issues Statement Calling on Senate to Reconvene After Mass Shootings in El Paso, Dayton
WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 -- Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-North Carolina, issued the following statement calling on the Senate to reconvene and pass gun violence prevention legislation after the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio: "The time for simply expressing our thoughts and prayers is over. After the 250th mass shooting in this year alone, now must be the time for action. "I join Speaker Pelosi and Democratic Leader Schumer in calling for the Senate to immediately reconvene and, at t  more

Rep. Meadows Introduces America Stands With Israel Act
WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 -- Rep. Mark Meadows, R-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Today, Rep. Mark Meadows (NC-11) introduced the America Stands with Israel Act--a bill to provide defense and security assistance to Israel. The America Stands with Israel Act empowers the President of the United States to deal with imminent threats to Israel's survival in two ways. First, it authorizes the President to take whatever military steps may be necessary to protect Israel from an existing o  more