Merkley Statement on SEC Nominations

Merkley Statement on SEC Nominations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, a member of the Senate Banking Committee, released the following statement after the White House announced the nominations of Lisa Fairfax and Hester Peirce for open positions on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC):

“We face a critical juncture at the SEC, with crucial unfinished business ranging from Wall Street reform to crowdfunding rules to corporate political spending disclosure hanging in the balance. I look forward to reviewing these nominations and discussing with both nominees how to make our financial system better work for working Americans.”