Tag Archives: Congress

Conaway Chairs Agriculture

State Board Report January 2015 Congressman K. Michael Conaway (TX-R) has been selected as the 50th Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture. NASBA Chair 2002-2003, Congressman Conaway has continued to be an active participant in NASBA’s Past Chair Advisory Council. On being named to lead the House Committee, he stated: “I look forward to…

NASBA Responds to Supreme Court Ruling in Free Enterprise v. PCAOB

NASHVILLE, TN (June 29, 2010) — The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday issued its decision in the case of Free Enterprise Fund v. the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). The Supreme Court narrowly ruled 5 to 4 that the tenure of PCAOB members is unconstitutional, but held that “Board’s existence does not violate the separation…

Response to Hearing of the House Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets 4/1/09

April 1, 2009 NASBA responds to the March 12 hearing of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government-Sponsored Entities and the specific bipartisan sentiments on fair value accounting expressed by members of the House of Representatives. NASBA believes the public interest is better served through a time-tested process which purports to…