The financial services sector in Minnesota is an important part of our business community and key industry throughout our state. In Minnesota's Sixth Congressional District alone, we have hundreds of banks and numerous credit unions supporting nearly 60,000 Minnesotans in finance-related fields. On top of those who work directly with the financial industry in Minnesota, there are thousands employed by one of Minnesota’s 17 Fortune 500 companies. These companies rely heavily on the financial industry for capital formation and insurance.
As a member of the Financial Services Committee, I am focused on increasing access to credit, improving capital formation, and increasing access to our financial system for every American.
Here is some of my more recent work which will help more Americans realize their version of the American Dream:
- Capital formation is a primary focus of mine on the House Financial Services Committee. That’s why I introduced the Main Street Growth Act, which would establish venture exchanges to help small and emerging companies gain access to capital.
- As Ranking Member of the Financial Technology Task Force, I have led several efforts to support new and innovative technologies that could expand access to credit and financial services.
- Minnesota has a strong financial services industry, both in the Twin Cities and in all of our communities. That’s why I support community banks and efforts to tailor regulations so they aren’t onerous on smaller financial institutions that support our rural economy.
More on Financial Services
|9/8/20||Emmer Introduces Legislation to Support Americans’ Mutual Fund Investments, Halt Excessive Litigation|
|8/5/20||Emmer and Perlmutter Introduce Credit Union Governance Modernization Act|
|6/29/20||Emmer Applauds SCOTUS Ruling on CFPB|
|6/12/20||FinTech Task Force Holds Virtual Hearing on Use of Digital Tools to Increase Financial Inclusion|
|4/16/20||Emmer Urges Flexibility for Employee Retention During COVID-19 Pandemic|
|4/6/20||Members of Minnesota Congressional Delegation Urge Administration to Approve Minnesota Request for Major Disaster Declaration|
|12/17/19||Emmer Statement on Spending Bill|
|11/21/19||Klobuchar, Smith, Emmer Announce $200K USDA Grant To Improve Rural Health Care in Central Minnesota|
|10/24/19||ICYMI: Emmer Announces New Legislation While Questioning Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg|
|10/21/19||SEC Calls for Proposals for Emerging Companies, Like Emmer’s Main Street Growth Act|