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Congressman Ed Royce

Congressman Ed Royce

Edward Randall "Ed" Royce (born October 12, 1951) is an American politician who currently serves as a member of the United States House of Representatives for California's 39th congressional district, and previously the 40th, serving in Congress since 1993. A member of the Republican Party, Royce became the Chairman of the United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs in 2013.

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Royce Pushes for Private Flood Insurance Coverage

U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) made remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives in support of H.R. 2901, the Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act
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Royce Applauds Progress on Opening Up GSEs to Multiple Credit Scoring Models

U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.), a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee and leading proponent of housing finance reform, released the following statement on today's progress report from the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) indicating future consideration of opening up the GSEs to alternative credit scoring models:
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Royce Advocates for Commercial Real Estate Growth and Job Creation

U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) spoke in favor of H.R. 4620, the Preserving Access to CRE Capital Act of 2016, at a House Financial Services Committee legislative markup. The legislation tailors risk retention requirements enacted by Dodd-Frank for single asset/single borrower (SASB) commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS).
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Covered Agreement Delay Harms U.S. Insurers and Consumers

U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) questioned witnesses on the merits of the United States reaching a covered agreement with the E.U. during a Housing and Insurance Subcommittee hearing entitled “The Impact of International Regulatory Standards on the Competitiveness of U.S. Insurers: Part II.”
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Rep. Royce Explores Negative Impacts of Dodd-Frank on U.S. Capital Markets

U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) questioned witnesses on the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on asset-backed securities (ABS) at a hearing entitled “The Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act and Basel III on the Fixed Income Market and Securitizations."
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Royce Questions the FHA’s Readiness to Weather a Market Downturn

U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) questioned Mr. Edward Golding, Acting Commissioner of the Federal Housing Authority (FHA), on whether the FHA is able to withstand a downturn in the housing market at a Housing and Insurance Subcommittee Hearing entitled "The Future of Housing in America: Examining the Health of the Federal Housing Administration.”
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Rep. Royce Explores Options to Mitigate Flood Risk and Reduce Taxpayer Exposure

U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) questioned witnesses on reducing the risk carried by taxpayers for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) during a Housing and Insurance Subcommittee hearing entitled Opportunities and Challenges Facing the National Flood Insurance Program

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BROWNLEY-WENSTRUP BILL TO FIGHT VETERAN HOMELESSNESS PASSES HOUSE

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Programs Reauthorization Act, legislation co-authored by Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) and Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) to fight veteran homelessness by strengthening job training programs. This bill was passed as part of the Veterans Benefit and Transition Act of 2018, and it is expected to pass the Senate and be signed into law in the coming days.

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Rep. Peters Introduces Bill to Increase Transparency of Government Contracts

U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced a bill to help ensure that the federal government gets what it pays for on federal construction contracts. The Stop Unfair Bid Shopping Act (SUBS Act) would require general or lead contractors on projects valued at $1.5 million or more to list those