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Tarbert confirmed as CFTC chairman

Heath Tarbert, a senior Treasury Department official and a legal specialist in international financial markets, was overwhelmingly confirmed by the Senate on Wednesday to be a member and chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
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Trump backs spending deal to avert shutdown

Assured of President Donald Trump's support, the Senate and then the House passed a fiscal 2019 spending agreement Thursday to avert another government shutdown and fund USDA, Interior, FDA and other departments and agencies important to agriculture through Sept. 30.
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CFTC may reconsider, delay swap dealer rule

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2017 - The new GOP chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission said he will seek a one-year delay in a registration rule for swap dealers so the agency can review a change he says would unfairly sweep in agribusiness traders.
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