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2014-0377-F: Records on the Housing and Credit Crisis of 2008-2009, Limited to Information or Correspondence with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFCT), Christopher Dodd, or Barney Frank
Scope and Content
The materials in FOIA 2014-0377-F are a selective, not necessarily all inclusive, body of documents responsive to the topic of the FOIA. Researchers should consult the archivist about related materials.
FOIA 2014-0377-F requested materials related to the housing and credit crisis of 2008-2009, limited to information or correspondence with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFCT), Christopher Dodd, or Barney Frank.
This FOIA primarily contains electronic records consisting of articles, talking points, fact sheets, press releases, Q & As, agendas, speech drafts, testimony and remarks, legislation and drafts thereof, and routine informational and enrolled bill memoranda. Testimony and remarks come from Chairman Christopher Cox of the SEC and Chairman Bernanke of the Federal Reserve Board, as well as press releases with remarks from Senator Christopher Dodd. Additionally, there are agendas for meetings of the Interagency Financial Markets Group and the President’s Working Group. White House Q & As, press releases, fact sheets, and speeches relate to credit and housing markets and the economy. Also included are summaries of legislation and draft and final versions of legislation and amendments to legislation such as the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. Finally, there is an information memoranda entitled "The Involvement of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in Various Aspects of the Mortgage Market" for Edward Lazear, and a routine enrolled bill memoranda for President George W. Bush regarding H.R. 1424, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. Textual records consist of letters from Christopher Dodd and other senators to President George W. Bush regarding the housing crisis.
2 folders, approximately 32 pages / 599 assets
Official records of George W. Bush's presidency are housed at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and administered by the National Archives and Records Administration under the provisions of the Presidential Records Act.