Financial & Housing Services

Banking

The Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities licenses and regulates financial institutions throughout the Commonwealth. National Banks are regulated by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). For frequently asked questions or to submit a complaint about a national bank, visit w Read More >


Business Opportunities with the Federal Government

This information, prepared by the Congressional Research Service for Members of Congress, provides guidance and online procurement procedures for doing business with the federal government. Information and Training Learning how to sell successfully to the U.S. government, the world's largest buyer Read More >


Department of Housing and Urban Development

The mission of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental Read More >


Employment Resources

I receive calls every day from residents of Pennsylvania who face challenges on the job, or who lose their job through no fault of their own. I am committed to fighting in the Senate for the preservation and creation of quality jobs, but I also want to offer resources that will assist you through th Read More >


General Services Administration

The mission of the General Services Administration (GSA) is to deliver the best value in real estate, acquisition, and technology services to government and the American people. Read More >


Internal Revenue Service

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the revenue service of the United States federal government. The agency is a bureau of the Department of the Treasury, and is under the immediate direction of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue. The IRS is responsible for collecting taxes and the interpretatio Read More >


Mortgage Foreclosures

Learn more about federal homeowner assistance programs by visiting www.makinghomeaffordable.gov or by calling the HOPE line at 888-995-4673. Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) offers foreclosure prevention assistance at the state level. Read More >


Office of Personnel Management

The Office of Personnel Management works in several broad categories to recruit, retain and honor a world-class workforce for the American people. OPM manages Federal job announcement postings at USAJOBS.gov, and set policy on government-wide hiring procedures. OPM conducts background investigat Read More >


Pensions

Get help with your pension or assistance whith the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. Read More >


Securities and Exchange Commission

The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. The SEC oversees the key participants in the securities world, including securities exchanges, securities brokers and dealers, in Read More >


Student Loans

In today's economy, many people struggle to afford the costs of higher education. In 2010, Congress passed the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (HCERA), which included an unprecedented, fully-paid investment in higher education. HCERA eliminated the FFEL program, which the Congre Read More >


Department of the Treasury

The Treasury Department is the executive agency responsible for promoting economic prosperity and ensuring the financial security of the United States. The Department of the Treasury operates and maintains systems that are critical to the nation's financial infrastructure, such as the production of  Read More >