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Financial Experts and Civil Rights Leaders from Americans for Financial Reform to Discuss Expectations for the Congressional Conference on Financial Reform Bill
June 3, 2010 – 2:08 pm

Experts and Leaders Will Lay Out What to Expect in the Conference and How to Keep the Final Bill Strong
Listen to a recording of the conference here.
Washington, D.C. – Friday, June 4 at 11 A.M. ET, …

What the Senate’s Wall Street Reform Bill Means
May 24, 2010 – 7:57 am
What the Senate’s Wall Street Reform Bill Means

Key Provisions Go a Long Way Preventing Another Financial Crisis

Washington, DC – The historic Wall Street reform legislation passed by the Senate on May 20 will have an impact on Main Street as well …

Oppose Hatch # 4081: CFPB Can’t Guarantee Industry Won’t Gauge Consumers
May 19, 2010 – 3:26 pm

May 19, 2010
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510
VOTE WITH SEN. DODD. OPPOSE ALL ATTEMPTS TO KILL THE CFPB BY 1,000 CUTS
Dear Senator:
We write on behalf of Americans for Financial Reform, a coalition of over 250 national, …

NCLC: Dodd-Carper Deal on Preemption Does Not Give in to All Bank Demands
May 19, 2010 – 9:09 am

Lauren Saunders, Managing Attorney of the National Consumer Law Center, issued the following statement about the Dodd-Carper deal on preemption which passed the Senate 80-18:
“Senator Dodd and Senator Carper have reached a deal to modify Senator …

AFR Opposes Snowe-Pryor #3883; Supports Landrieu-Dodd-Kerry
May 19, 2010 – 8:57 am

OPPOSE SNOWE-PRYOR #3883
GIVES LENDERS SPECIAL INPUT IN RULES
ADDS DELAYS, RED TAPE, AND LITIGATION

SUPPORT LANDRIEU-DODD-KERRY SIDE BY SIDE TO SNOWE-PRYOR
GIVES SMALL BUSINESSES INPUT WITHOUT UNDERMINING CFPB

United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510
Dear Senator:
We write to …

Brownback Modificaiton Merely Provides Window Dressing, But Fails To Stop Auto Fraud
May 18, 2010 – 9:15 am

OPPOSE AMENDMENT #3789
Senator Brownback’s Modified Amendment #3789 which provides a special interest carve out for auto dealers, does not protect US military personnel or any other American consumer from the abusive and unscrupulous practices of …

Oppose Corker #4034 Giving National Banks Immunity From Federal And State Consumer Protection Laws
May 18, 2010 – 8:38 am

Don’t Take States and AGs Off The Predatory Lending Beat
May 18, 2010
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510
Dear Senator:
We write on behalf of Americans for Financial Reform, an unprecedented coalition of over 250 national, …

Advocates Oppose Car Dealer Carve Out
May 17, 2010 – 1:48 pm

The industry that has the most complaints to the Better Business Bureau should not be exempted from consumer protection

Consumer Federation of America: “In the fight over Senator Brownback’s (R-KS) amendment exempting auto dealers …