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New SEC chief pushes dramatic budget increase to grow agency – The Hill’s RegWatch

Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Mary Jo White told lawmakers Tuesday that she would hire hundreds of new staffers and bolster economic analysis of forthcoming regulations if the agency’s proposed budget increase is approved. The SEC is requesting $1.674 billion for the 2014 fiscal year, a roughly 27-percent increase from current levels. While the entire amount would be offset…

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