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Joint Letter: AFR, 55 other orgs support the PROTECT Students Act
April 4, 2019 – 3:08 pm

Americans for Financial Reform joined 56 other organizations to express strong support for the PROTECT Students Act. This legislation would enact important protections for students and taxpayers
against predatory colleges that cheat students and leave them with large debts they cannot afford.
It also includes a far-reaching set of reforms to hold predatory colleges accountable
to both students and taxpayers.

Joint Letters: Coalition Response to Crapo/Brown RFI on Data Privacy, Protection and Collection
March 16, 2019 – 11:48 am

Coalition response to Senate Banking Committee RFI

Letter from 51 groups in support of the Consumers First Act
March 5, 2019 – 5:39 pm

Letter from 51 organizations supporting the Consumers First Act

Letter to Congress: Letter from 61 Groups in Support of the Wall Street Tax Act of 2019
March 5, 2019 – 1:01 pm

On behalf of the 61 undersigned organizations, we are writing to urge you to co-sponsor the Wall Street Tax Act of 2019 being introduced by Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.).

Letters to Congress: AFR Letter to the Senate Banking Committee Regarding Legislative Proposals on Capital Formation and Corporate Governance
February 28, 2019 – 9:32 am

AFR opposed twelve bills that would leave investors more vulnerable to harm and abuse, and make the nation’s capital markets less safe, and supported five of the measures that would improve disclosures or investor protections.

Joint Letter: 83 Groups Sent a Letter in Support of Comprehensive Credit Reporting Reform
February 25, 2019 – 6:20 pm

Coalition letter in support of the Comprehensive Credit Reporting Reform Act of 2019 and the Protecting Innocent Consumers in a Government Shutdown Act

Letters to Congress: Letter To The U.S. Senate Opposing The Misleading-labeled “Taxpayer Protection and Responsible Resolution Act.”
November 19, 2018 – 10:27 am

Americans for Financial Reform sent a letter to the U.S. Senate opposing the “Taxpayer Protection and Responsible Resolution Act” (TPRRA), a legislation that gives special privileges to large financial institutions, encourages the continuation of “too big to fail”, and increases systemic risk.

Letters to Congress: AFR Opposes the Financial Institution Bankruptcy Act — Changes Would Benefit “Too Big to Fail” Banks
November 13, 2018 – 2:02 pm

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November 13, 2018
Dear Senator,
On behalf of Americans for Financial Reform (AFR), we are writing to express our opposition to HR 1667, the “Financial Institution Bankruptcy Act” (FIBA).[1] …