WASHINGTON -- House Banking Committee Chairman Henry B. Gonzalez yesterday outlined an ambitious agenda for his panel in the coming year, but he said solutions to problems vexing the nation's banking system may be elusive.

"We have a lot of work to do that's accumulated over the last few decades," the Texas Democrat said at a press conference yesterday. "Anybody who expects a Reaganite, push-button solution is mistaken. It will take time and a lot of pain."

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