The Senate’s recent actions on the 2013 Farm Bill speak to Washington’s complete lack of seriousness in getting spending under control. This year’s version is bigger and more bloated than ever, but that didn’t stop Senators from blocking cuts and reforms before passing it.
Banking & Financial Services Issues
Jason Hughey Monday marked the three-year anniversary of the Senate’s passage of the Durbin Amendment as an attachment to the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010. The amendment prevented banks from charging more than 24 cents per debit card transaction. Before Durbin, banks were charging roughly 44 cents per debit card transaction. In the aftermath of the [...]