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Rep. Al Green To Serve As Top Democrat On House Oversight Panel

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The financial services committee selects democratic Congressman Al Green of Houston as the ranking member of the oversight and investigations subcommittee.

Green told News 92 FM he’ll take a leadership role in the oversight of the financial services industry as well as federal banking regulators.

Green says that involves looking at how certain regulations affect consumers:

The oversight and investigations subcommittee is one of five subcommittees of the financial services committee.

News 92 FM asked Congressman Green his thoughts about New York passing a bill Tuesday that outlaws a broad array of military-style weapons, restricts ammunition magazines to seven rounds and requires background checks to buy bullets.

Another part of the bill the New York state legislature passed requires mental health professionals to tell state authorities if a patient threatens to use a gun illegally.

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