May 21, 2010
“With the senate's historic vote last evening to pass sweeping measures to rein in Wall Street excesses, there will be a new wind blowing. Not since the Great Depression have we needed this kind of fundamental change in market oversight, and our Senate leadership has provided it.
I am confident the conference will move forward quickly to get a bill in front of the president for his signature, a bill that will pull back from the deregulatory excesses of the past decade and move us toward more consumer-oriented regulation--oversight and enforcement that protects the people of this country from paying unfair prices for basic goods and services--this is an absolutely necessary first step in getting our country back to financial health and safety.”
Last Updated: June 14, 2010