Rep. Marge Roukema, R-N.J., chairwoman of the House Banking Committee's financial institutions subcommittee, has a long job list for her panel.

Topping her agenda: the thrift insurance fund rescue. If the fix fails to pass as a part of budget legislation, Rep. Roukema said, she would push Senate Banking Committee Chairman Alfonse M. D'Amato, R-N.Y., to make good his pledge to take up her thrift fund bill, which also would merge the bank and thrift charters.

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