WASHINGTON - Rep. Marge Roukema, chairman of House Banking's financial institutions subcommittee, is seeking more information about the government's plan to shore up the thrift fund.

In an Aug. 9 letter to Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Chairman Ricki Helfer, the New Jersey Republican asked how many thrifts would become undercapitalized by the one-time fee levied on deposits to rebuild the insurance fund.

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