House leaders decided last week to add an additional Republican and Democratic member to the Banking Committee.

Republicans have tapped Rep. Vito Fossella, the former New York City Council member who just won the seat vacated by Susan Molinari. "I will work to ensure that the banking and financial services industry operates with stability and fairness to protect the safety of our bank accounts and credit, while supporting legislation to spur economic growth," he said in a prepared statement.

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