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New Bill Would Strengthen Lawmakers’ Mortgage Disclosures

The timing here isn’t coincidental, nor are the players. Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), who head the Senate Ethics Committee,

Jul 31, 2020
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The timing here isn’t coincidental, nor are the players.
Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), who head the Senate Ethics Committee, introduced legislation Thursday to force lawmakers to disclose the “full and complete” details of their mortgage arrangements — including dates, rates, the range of the amount and the creditor’s name and location.
The bill arrived one day before the Ethics Committee clearedSens. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) and Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) of ethics violations surrounding special ratesthey received on loans taken out through Countrywide Financial Corp.
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