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Scott Garrett's Public Statements on Issue: Housing and Property

Full Name: Scott Garrett
Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 5, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 5
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary Ellen; 2 Children: Jennifer, Brittany
Birth Date: 07/09/1959
Birth Place: Englewood, NJ
Home City: Wantage, NJ
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
May 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Departing of Housing and Urban Development -- Diversion of Sandy Funds
March 11, 2014 Garrett Statement on Senate Announcement to Address Housing Finance Reform
March 4, 2014 The Record - Culture of Control is Unfair & Un-American
Jan. 8, 2014 Wall Street Journal - Republican Lawmakers Back Mortgage-Fee Increases
Dec. 10, 2013 Garrett Statement on Mel Watt's Confirmation
Nov. 14, 2013 Wall Street Journal - Fairholme Seeks to Profit From Growing Interest in Fannie, Freddie
Oct. 29, 2013 Hearing of the House Committee on Financial Services - FHA Bailout
Sept. 25, 2013 Rep. Garrett Statement on Reports of Possible FHA Bailout
July 24, 2013 PATH Act to Create Sustainable Housing Finance System Passes Financial Services Committee
July 24, 2013 PATH Act to Protect Taxpayers & Homeowners Passes Committee
July 23, 2013 Garrett Introduces PATH Act to Create Sustainable Housing Finance System
July 11, 2013 Committee Leaders Announce PATH Act to End Taxpayer Bailout and Create Sustainable Housing Finance System
April 29, 2013 The Orange County Register - Scott Garrett: Accounting Tricks Hide FHA Insurance Risk
Jan. 31, 2013 Wall Street Journal - Hope for Housing Reform?
July 31, 2012 Garrett Statement on FHFA Principal Forgiveness Ruling
June 27, 2012 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
May 9, 2012 Garrett Offers Amendment to Protect Investors
May 9, 2012 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
May 7, 2012 Hearing of the Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee of the House Financial Services Committee - Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA) Real Estate Owned (REO) Pilot Program
Feb. 9, 2012 Foreclosure Settlement Agreement Won't Correct Housing Slump
Feb. 1, 2012 Obama Refinance Plan is Wrong Approach to Fixing Nation's Housing Woes
Dec. 16, 2011 Garrett Backs SEC Lawsuit against Fannie and Freddie Execs
Dec. 15, 2011 Garrett Applauds Subcommittee Passage of Private Mortgage Market Investment Act
Nov. 15, 2011 Garrett: FHA Report Proves Conforming Loan Level Increase is Reckless
Nov. 3, 2011 Hearing of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises - Reform the Secondary Mortgage Market
Oct. 27, 2011 Wall Street Journel - Loan Limit Battle Looms For House Republicans
Oct. 26, 2011 WSJ - GOP Lawmaker Readies Mortgage Proposal
Sept. 7, 2011 Hearing of the Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee of the House Financial Services Committee - Mortgage Market
Sept. 1, 2011 New York Field Hearing Will Focus On Building A Robust Private Mortgage Market Without Taxpayer Guarantees
July 12, 2011 Second Round Of Bills Reforming Fannie, Freddie Approved By Subcommittee
July 8, 2011 Reforms of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Continue Making Progress
May 23, 2011 Garrett Announces Subcommittee Hearing On 7 Bills To End Bailout of Fannie, Freddie
April 6, 2011 Subcommittee Approves 8 Bills To Reform Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac
April 5, 2011 Bookmark and Share Subcommittee Debates Proposals to Protect Taxpayers from Ongoing Bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
March 30, 2011 Garrett Announces Subcommittee Hearing On Legislative Proposals For Immediate Reforms Of Fannie, Freddie
March 29, 2011 Reuters - Republicans Unveil Bills Targeting Fannie, Freddie
March 1, 2011 Purely Private Mortgage Finance Market Is Achievable
March 1, 2011 Associated Press - Key House Republican Praises Obama Housing Plan
Feb. 11, 2011 Garrett Responds to Obama Administration Report on Reform of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Feb. 10, 2011 Associated Press - Republicans: Halt Taxpayer Aid for Fannie, Freddie
Feb. 10, 2011 The Hill - Fannie, Freddie Fight Starts Fresh at Financial Services
Feb. 9, 2011 Garrett Calls to Order First Hearing to Examine GSE Reform
Feb. 8, 2011 The Washington Post - U.S. Should Step Back from Mortgage Business, Industry Leaders Say
Feb. 8, 2011 Congressional Quarterly - Garrett Pushes for End to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Feb. 7, 2011 CQ Weekley - Remodeling Fannie and Freddie - CQ Weekly
Feb. 7, 2011 U.s. Should Step Back from Mortgage Business, Industry Leaders Say
Feb. 2, 2011 Garrett Announces Subcommittee Hearing To Tackle Fannie, Freddie Reform
Jan. 26, 2011 Congressional Quarterly - Garrett Calls on Obama to Release Overhaul Report on Fannie, Freddie
Nov. 2, 2010 The New York Times - An Effort to Adapt a European-Style Tool to U.S. Mortgages
Oct. 21, 2010 Garrett Statement on FHFA Announcement to Double Size of Fannie and Freddie Bailout
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