Category Archives: Statements and Press Releases

AFR Thanks Sen. Chris Dodd for His Leadership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Lauren Weiner, 202-470-5870 DATE: January 6, 2010 AFR Hopes His Vision on Financial Regulatory Reform Will Carry Through Washington, DC – Americans for Financial Reform issued the following statement regarding Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd’s announcement that he will not run

AFR Joins Call for AIG to Come Clean with Emails, Accounting

DATE: December 21, 2009 Documents and Financial Models; Taxpayers Have A Right To Know Washington, D.C. – Following an op-ed in Saturday’s New York Times by former New York Governor Elliot Spitzer, Professor Frank Partnoy and Professor William Black, today, Americans for Financial Reform joined

Minnick Amendment Would Gut Financial Reform Package

For Immediate Release: Friday, December 11, 2009 AFR: Minnick Amendment Would Gut Financial Reform Package; House Must Defeat Big Banks Attempt To Undermine Reform Washington, DC – Americans for Financial Reform released the following statement on Congressman Walter Minnick’s amendment to HR 4173, “The Wall

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Protect Consumers: Oppose the Minnick Amendment to H.R. 4173

AFR, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, and many other groups signed the following letter to members of the House of Representatives regarding the Walt Minnick amendment to H.R. 4173. Download this letter as a PDF. Protect Consumers: Oppose the Minnick Amendment to H.R. 4173

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Wall Street, not Main Street, Behind U.S. Chamber’s Attacks on CFPA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Michael Gehrke, 202-721-6077 DATE: December 9, 2009 AFR: Wall Street, not Main Street, Behind U.S. Chamber’s Attacks on CFPA Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce cloaks its multi-million dollar assault on the proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act (CFPA)