WASHINGTON -- House Banking Committee Chairman Henry Gonzalez, D-Tex., wants to obtain and make public copies of the transcripts and other records of all meetings the Federal Open Market Committee has held since 1976.

In a Nov. 9 letter to Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan, Gonzalez said his committee seeks "a copy of every transcript and tape of meetings and conference calls of the FOMC from 1976 to the present."

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