AFR joined public interest groups in sending a letter of opposition to HR 2374 to members of Congress. Hr 2374 would delay needed reforms that would protect middle-class savings and help to restore needed confidence in our financial markets
AFR sent a letter to members of Congress urging them to oppose HR 1038. This legislation would make it easier for major dealers in the energy markets to avoid appropriate designation as swaps dealers, and would also remove important protections for public utilities in their swaps transactions.
Tell the House of Representatives to say No to HR 1256, a bill that would open the way to a dangerous new surge of Wall Street gambling.
AFR sent a letter and one pager regarding HR 1256, the “Swaps Jurisdiction Certainty Act” to members of Congress, urging them to oppose the bill. HR 1256 would severely undermine regulators ability to protect U.S. taxpayers from risks that arise from overseas derivatives trading.
Here’s a way to raise hundreds of billions of dollars, get Wall Street to shoulder more of the responsibility for America’s economic recovery, and curb the kind of dangerous high-frequency trading that puts the financial …