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About DC Strategies

Partners Roy DeLoach and Mike Chapman have more than five decades of Capitol Hill and Federal Agency experience as staff members and lobbyists. Combined with their expertise in new technologies and communications strategies, DeLoach and Chapman are establishing a new business model for lobbying for the 21st Century.

Loan Officer Employees at Banks and Lenders: Your Boss Wants to Cut Your Pay

Hey, loan originator employees at the bank or lender shop, did you ever wonder what your boss is up to when they visit members of Congress or the CFPB?  Hint: it is not good for your wallet! Several were recently … Continue reading

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Taxes, Technology and Trump: Now Is the Time to Become a Mortgage Broker

Have you been thinking about becoming a mortgage broker?  You will when it gets closer to tax time. Other reasons will solidify the rationale for becoming a mortgage broker (or licensed originator as they are technically called now) as soon as … Continue reading

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Cowen Outlines Proposed Recommendations To Improve Small Cap Ecosystem

Cowen Inc. (COWN) (“Cowen” or the “Company”) announced recently that its President, Jeffrey M. Solomon, served as a select member of a panel at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Investor Advisory Committee meeting discussing “Capital Formation, Smaller Companies, and … Continue reading

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House Energy and Commerce Committee Discusses How FinTech Improves Consumers’ Financial Options

Members Discuss How to Foster Innovation and Encourage Consumer Protection in Rapidly-Evolving FinTech Industry WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection, chaired by Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH), today held a hearing to discuss how the financial … Continue reading

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A Legislative Proposal to Create Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers, and Entrepreneurs

Hearing Continuation of the Hearing entitled “A Legislative Proposal to Create Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers, and Entrepreneurs” Friday, April 28, 2017 9:15 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB Full Committee Pursuant to clause d(5) of Rule 3 of the … Continue reading

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Crapo Statement at Domestic and International Policy Update

May 18, 2017 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Chairman of the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, today delivered the following remarks during a hearing entitled, “Domestic and International Policy Update” with U.S. Treasury … Continue reading

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Brown Opening Statement at Treasury Secretary Mnuchin’s First Banking Committee Hearing

May 18, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) – ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs – released the following opening statement at today’s hearing with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin … Continue reading

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Domestic and International Policy Update

May 18, 2017 10:00 AM 538 Dirksen Senate Office Building THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled, “Domestic and International Policy Update.” The witness will be: The Honorable Steven … Continue reading

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Crapo Statement at Housing Finance Hearing

May 11, 2017 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Chairman of the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, today delivered the following opening remarks during a full committee hearing entitled: “The Status of the Housing … Continue reading

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Brown Statement at Housing Finance Hearing

May 11, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) – ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs – released the following opening statement at today’s hearing entitled, “The Status of the Housing … Continue reading

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