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WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today voted for HR 10, the Financial Choice Act of 2017. The bill passed the House by a margin of 233-186.
The Financial Choice Act of 2017 amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and other financial regulatory laws. Dodd-Frank, passed in 2010, was a massive 2,300-page rewrite of America’s financial laws that imposed significant costs on the economy, financial institutions, and American consumers, investors, and small businesses.
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted for HR 1694, the “Fannie and Freddie Open Records Act.” The bill passed the House unanimously.
Supervised by the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac perform an important role in the nation’s housing finance system, providing liquidity, stability, and affordability to the mortgage market, and they provide access of capital to the thousands of banks, savings and loans, and mortgage companies that make loans to finance housing.
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) voted for HR 1105, the Death Tax Repeal Act. Rep. Cook was a co-sponsor of this bill.
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted on a series of bills to change how the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) conducts business. These commonsense reforms will make the IRS more transparent and accountable to the American taxpayer.
The following bills were passed by the House today: