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Two major Connecticut banks announced Tuesday they will merge in a $759 million deal.

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The Trump administration is engaged in an ongoing effort to roll back or eliminate a long list of regulations...some that are new or pending.

And some that have been around for a long time.  

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New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has proposed turning post offices into bank branches. She, and others before her, say that postal banking would end predatory lending overnight. But the idea has not gained much traction.

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The Senate has approved a bill that eases regulations on banks. This legislation had broad bipartisan support but doesn’t go nearly as far as Republicans in the House want.

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Banking regulators in New York have enacted new rules aimed at stopping the flow of money used to fund terrorists. The new rules could mean criminal charges for banks that allow terrorist money to pass through.