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Volume 2014 - Number 24

June 19, 2014

HUD Nominee Castro Says the Right Things, Provokes No Opposition During Senate Nomination Hearing

Barring the discovery of a skeleton in his closet, Julian Castroís nomination for secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development appears to be a lock in the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs. Appearing before the committee this week, Castro, a three-term mayor of San Antonio, TX, laid out his priorities for HUD if confirmed. He said he would emphasize working closely with agencies as well as the value of ďmeasuring resultsĒ by setting precise goals, public consultation, development of a public report card and annual updates Ė tools he employed in his municipal housing education and affordable housing initiatives in San Antonio. Castro said...

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What’s your opinion on how Mick Mulvaney has managed the CFPB since he took over three months ago?

He’s done a good job of paring back the agency’s excesses and we’d like to see more.
I hope he totally dismantles the agency and sends those functions back to the agencies hence they came.
Not bad, but he needs to take his time making additional changes.
We’re totally aghast. He’s gone way too far in protecting the rights of companies not consumers!

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