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Letter to Congress: AFR Opposes A Dozen Deregulatory Bills in House Financial Services Committee Markup
November 14, 2017 – 7:55 am

AFR sent a letter opposing a dozen different deregulatory bills being marked up by the House Financial Services Committee.
AFR Letter Re HFSC 11-14 Markup

Letter to Congress: Oppose HR 2148 — Don’t Put Loopholes In Bank Risk Protections
November 7, 2017 – 2:50 pm

AFR sent an opposition letter to HR 2148, which would have put loopholes in new rules designed to ensure that banks did not make excessively risky commercial real estate loans.
HR 2148 Oppo letter

Letter to Congress: Don’t Weaken Regulation of Ratings Agencies — Reject HR 3911
November 7, 2017 – 2:39 pm

AFR sent an opposition letter to HR 3911, which would make currently mandatory inspections of national registered credit ratings agenices (NRSROs) such as Moody’s and Standard and Poors optional.
HR 3911 Oppo letter

Letter to Congress: AFR Statement on House Financial Services Committee Capital Markets Hearing
November 3, 2017 – 2:53 pm

AFR sent a statement on a House Financial Services Committee hearing reviewing three bills.
AFR Statement on 11-3 HFSC Hearing

Letter to Congress: Protect Investors and Reject HR 1585
November 1, 2017 – 1:55 pm

AFR sent an opposition letter to HR 1585 when it was being considered on the House floor.
AFR HR 1585 Opposition Letter

Letter to Congress: AFR Urges House Financial Services Committee To Reject 19 Deregulatory Bills
October 11, 2017 – 1:34 pm

AFR sent the letter below to the House Financial Services Committee urging them to reject nineteen deregulatory bills.
AFR Letter Re HFSC 10-11 Markup

Joint Letter: AFR and 16 groups urge “firm and assertive” action to guard consumers against credit-bureau abuses
October 4, 2017 – 10:25 am

“We write to express our grave concerns over [Equifax’s] slow response to the
breach and then its shifting, maddening, and ultimately inadequate response to consumers including
our members, clients and other constituencies. We write with several recommendations for what
Congress should and should not do in response.”

Letter to Congress: Support amendments to strike anti-consumer riders in House appropriations bill
September 7, 2017 – 6:44 pm

Dear Representative,
On behalf of Americans for Financial Reform, we are writing to express our opposition to the the appropriations bill for Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) to be considered by the House as Division …