Examining Cannabis Banking Challenges of Small Businesses and Workers
THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in Executive Session to VOTE on the following nominations: Dr. Jared Bernstein, of Virginia, to be Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, Executive Office of the President; Dr. Ron Borzekowski, of Maryland, to be Director of Financial Research, Department of the Treasury; Mr. Solomon Jeffrey Greene, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development; and Mr. David Uejio, of California, to be Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development. Following the Executive Session, the Committee will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled, “Examining Cannabis Banking Challenges of Small Businesses and Workers.” The witnesses on Panel I will be: The Honorable Jeff Merkley, United States Senator (D-OR); and The Honorable Steve Daines, United States Senator, (R-MT). The witnesses on Panel II will be: Mr. Ademola Oyefeso, International Vice President and Director of Legislative and Political Action Department, United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW); Ms. Michelle Sullivan, Chief Risk & Compliance Officer, Dama Financial; Dr. Kevin Sabet, PhD., President and CEO, Smart Approaches to Marijuana, and Fellow, Yale University; and Ms. Cat Packer, Vice Chair, Cannabis Regulators of Color Coalition.
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- Chair Sherrod Brown (D - OH)
- Ranking Member Tim Scott (R - SC)
United States Senator(D-OR)
United States Senator(R-MT)
International Vice President and Director of Legislative and Political Action DepartmentUnited Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW)
Chief Risk & Compliance OfficerDama Financial
PhD., President and CEO, and FellowSmart Approaches to Marijuana, Yale University
Vice ChairCannabis Regulators of Color Coalition