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Biggest Banks Pass Fed’s Stress Tests
New York Times, 6/21/18

Trump and DeVos Trashing of Obama College Rules Will Hurt Students
Republic Report, 6/19/18

Testy hearings seen for nominee to take consumer-unit post
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 6/19/18

Trump set to name a replacement for Mick Mulvaney at CFPB
ConsumerAffairs, 6/18/18

‘Barbarous’ Confirmation Looms For Trump’s Surprise CFPB Pick
Financial Advisor, 6/18/18

Trump eyes low-profile White House staffer to head consumer body
Financial Times, 6/16/18

CFPB Director Mulvaney Fights Payday Regulations that Help Consumers
BlackPressUSA, 6/15/18

The CFPB is now the BCFP?
San Diego Union-Tribune, 6/13/18

Federal judge rejects CFPB’s effort to halt payday rule
American Banker, 6/13/18

CFPB’s acting director is acting up
New Pittsburgh Courier, 6/13/18

Deregulate-a-Palooza for Banks
The Progressive, 6/6/18

Housing market: Prices are up, but homes selling fast
The Sun-Chronicle, 6/8/18

Toys R Us employees deserve a severance from greedy Wall Street profiteers
New Jersey Star-Ledger, 6/8/18

CFPB’s Mulvaney Joins Payday Industry to Fight Regulation
Washington Informer, 6/7/18 

Behind the Scenes of Senate Democrats’ Bruising Bank Fight
Huffington Post, 6/7/18

Banks Try on New Volcker Rule, Like Its Wiggle Room.
Bloomberg, 6/6/18

Payday Loan Rule Compliance Date

National Law Review, 6/6/18

Democrat Heidi Heitkamp voted to deregulate banks. Now a Koch brothers group is publicly thanking her.​ 
Vox, 6/5/18

Nix, Don’t Fix, The Volcker Rule
Forbes, 6/5/18

Mulvaney Sides With Payday Lenders Asking Court to Block Restrictions
NY Times, 6/5/18

Volcker rule reforms promise banks trading boost
Financial Times, 5/31/18

US regulators begin to ease Volcker rule
Financial Times, 5/31/18

Wall Street about to snag one of biggest victories of Trump era
Washington Post, 5/30/18

Federal Reserve scales back ‘Volcker Rule’ limits on bank trading
The Oregonian, 5/30/18

Fed votes to scale back hated ‘Volcker Rule’ on Wall Street
New York Post, 5/30/18

Big Banks to Get a Break From Limits on Risky Trading
NY Times, 5/30/18

Fed Releases Proposal for Easing Volcker Rule Trading Limits
Bloomberg, 5/30/18

Fed Releases Proposal for Easing Volcker Rule Trading Limits
Bloomberg, 5/30/18

No, Repealing the Volcker Rule Won’t Cause an Economic Collapse
Reason Blog, 5/30/18

Trump’s regulators deliver new victory for banks
Politico, 5/30/18

Big banks to get reprieve from Volcker rule
San Antonio Express-News, 5/30/18

Fed looks to ease rule that limits risky bank trading
Orlando Sentinel, 5/29/18

State Advisor Landscape Snapshot
Think Advisor, 5/29/28

Spurning left, centrist Dems tout bank law for midterms
The Hill, 5/28/28

‘They answer to their stockholders’: Local family suing Wall Street-backed landlord
St. Augustine Record, 5/27/18

Progressives Ask Schumer to Pick Like-Minded Financial Watchdogs
Bloomberg, 5/24/18

Trump to sign partial Dodd-Frank repeal: A financial win or the start of a new crisis?
WJLA-TV, 5/23/18

Wall Street Comes to Alameda
East Bay Express, 5/23/18

Congress Rolls Back Part Of Dodd-Frank, Easing Rules For Midsize, Smaller Banks
NPR, 5/23/2018

Congress to roll back post-crisis rules as banks post record profits​
Washington Post, 5/22/18

Dodd-Frank Rollback: What It Means For Consumers
NerdWallet, 5/22/18

Bill Aimed at Saving Community Banks Is Already Killing Them
The Intercept, 5/16/18

Will capital plan cost big banks $400M or $121B? Yes
American Banker, 5/14/18

Wall Street Lobbying: Behind the Numbers
Think Advisor, 5/11/18

Wells Fargo’s Timeout, Lobbying Largesse
Barron’s, 5/11/18

Congress scraps rule barring auto lending bias
Philadelphia Tribune, 5/11/18

CFPB eliminates student loan office
Consumer Affairs, 5/10/18

Student debt hurts the whole economy. So why is Trump making the problem worse?
NBC Think, 5/10/18

Wall Street Pumping in Big Money
Politico,  Morning Money, 5/8/18

Why Did Chuck Schumer Hire an Ex-Goldman Sachs Lobbyist?
The Nation, 5/9/18

Mick Mulvaney takes aim at consumer bureau’s student protection unit
Washington Post, 5/9/18

House Votes to Dismantle Bias Rule in Auto Lending
NY Times, 5/8/18

Nonbank Home Lending Surges in SoFla. Here’s Why That Might Be Tricky
The Real Deal, 5/8/18

ALEC Payday Loan Company Gets Reprieve Under Trump Administration
Center for Media & Democracy, 5/2/18 

ALEC Payday Loan Company Gets Reprieve Under Trump Administration
Center for Media & Democracy, 5/2/18

Obama holdout stands in way of US bank deregulatory wave
Financial Times, 5/2/18

Mick Mulvaney’s Wells Fargo Settlement Lets The Bank Decide How Consumers Are Paid Back
The Intercept, 4/26/18
 
Mulvaney’s unnecessary advice to bankers: Pay to play
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 4/26/18

9 Democrats Sign Up To Help Wall Street Steal Cars
Huffington Post, 4/22/2018
Wells Fargo Reportedly Will Be Fined $1 Billion For Screwing Its Customers
Splinter, 4/19/2018
 
Progressive groups protest payday loan conference at Trump resort
Tampa Bay Times, 4/19/18

Congress to Unleash Predatory Auto Loan Lenders on Black People
News One, 4/19/2018
SEC Seeks to Require Brokers to Put Their Clients First
NY Times, 4/18/2018
Senate Votes to Ease Restrictions on Auto Lending Discrimination
NY Times, 4/18/2018

Time for Senators to Look in the Mirror
Medium.com, 4/17/2018

Faith Leaders Gather At Trump National Doral To Protest Against Payday Lending Conference
WGCU Radio, 4/17/2018

Local faith leaders protest lender association conference in Doral
WSVN-TV Miami, 4/17/2018

How The Lending Landscape Is Quietly Changing
PYMNTS, 4/17/2018
 
A good consumer agency is a weak consumer agency, says Trump’s watchdog
LA Times, 4/17/2018

Louisiana banks hope for regulatory relief from Congress; critics fear unraveling of post-crisis protections
The Advocate, 4/16/2018
If Fed Moves Unlock Billions at Banks, Here’s Who Might Win Most
Bloomberg, 4/16/2018
During tenure working for banks, Tim Pawlenty thrilled Wall Street, angered consumer advocates
Minneapolis Star-Tribune, 4/15/2018
Fed proposes cuts to capital requirements for largest banks
Financial Times, 4/11/2018
Big Banks Find a Back Door to Finance Subprime Loans
Wall St. Journal, 4/10/2018
Would the Senate banking bill boost economic growth?
Washington Examiner, 4/10/2018

 

‘Consumer’ may get a demotion if Mick Mulvaney’s CFPB overhaul includes altering its name
Los Angeles Times, 4/10/2018

Keep credit scores independent and reliable for the mortgage market
HousingWire, 4/5/18
CFPB director asks Congress to reduce the agency’s power
ConsumerAffairs, 4/3/18
Consumer advocates launch campaign against ‘predatory’ payday lending
Watchdog.org, 3/30/18
Fed chair Jay Powell faces his first political test
Financial Times, 3/30/18
All But One of Ohio’s 11 GOP Representatives Voted for 17 out of 19 Anti-Consumer Bills Supported by Financial Industry Since Last Year
Cleveland Scene, 3/30/18
See how Louisiana members of Congress rate with Americans for Financial Reform
New Orleans Times-Picayune, 3/30/18
If regulators can’t fix bank culture, who can?
American Banker, 3/29/18
‘Lenny the Loan Shark’ Leads Opposition to Payday Rule Repeal
Roll Call, 3/29/18
Congress Consistently Votes with Wall Street, Against Consumers
Public News Service, 3/28/18
Eleven “Small” Banks That Would Gain From the Senate Banking Bill Sport Hefty Pay Gaps
Truth-Out, 3/20/28
Can the red-blue partisan divide be overcome? Bernie Sanders thinks so
Salon, 3/17/18
Don’t let better times blind you to harmful side of banking law rollbacks
Washington Post and Portland Press Herald etc., 3/16/18
Eleven “Small” Banks That Would Gain From the Senate Banking Bill Sport Hefty Pay Gaps
Inequality.org, 3/16/18
Senate vote to weaken Dodd-Frank risks another financial crisis
Market Watch, 3/15/18
Chuck Schumer to Blame for Democratic Sell-out to Big Bank Lobbyists
Common Dreams, 3/15/18
Congress rides to the rescue of thriving bankers
Politico, 3/14/18
Senate Does Equifax A Favor As A Former Executive Is Charged With Insider Trading
Huffpost, 3/14/18
Senate Passes Major Financial Reform Bill
Value Walk, 3/14/18
Once a bailout recipient, this profitable midsize bank may soon win relief from banking rules
Washington Post, 3/13/18
Dodd-Frank Fixes Set for Senate Passage; House Poised to Pounce
Mortgage News Daily, 3/12/18
Meet the Democratic ‘Dirty Dozen’ Working to Gut Financial Reforms
Alternet, 3/10/18

Dems Team Up with GOP to Weaken Bank Rules
Democracy Now!, 3/7/18

Regulators may start cracking down on ‘Flash Boy’ traders
New York Post, 3/5/18

Bank earnings are soaring, but congress wants to gut post-crisis safeguards
Intercept, 3/5/18

As Senate nears big vote, Dodd-Frank shows its staying power
American Banker, 3/2/18

More problems at Wells Fargo: Feds probing sales practice concerns in new area
Charlotte Observer, 3/1/18

How Democrats Are Helping Trump Dismantle Dodd-Frank
New Republic, 3/1/18

A Dozen Democrats Want To Help Banks Hide Racial Discrimination In Mortgages
Huffington Post, 3/1/18

Kushner is Exhibit A of why banking deregulation may be tough sell
Washington Post, 3/1/18

Is it time to roll back US bank regulation?
Financial Times, 3/1/18

Deliver 450,000 Grassroots Actions To Congress Urging Rejection Of “The Bank Lobbyist Act”
Value Walk, 2/28/18
Trump is tearing up the system that protects ordinary Americans from financial scams
Vox, 2/26/18
Rule letting US dismantle giant banks should stay, Treasury Department says
Los Angeles Times, 2/21/18
Treasury Won’t Ditch Post-Crisis Plan for Resolving Failed Banks
Bloomberg, 2/21/18
Treasury Downsizes Liquidation Authorities Created to Avert Bailouts
District Sentinel, 2/21/18
The CFPB has become the “Corporate Financial Protection Bureau”
Real Bank Reform, 2/8/18
Sacramento is the land of corporate landlords
Sacramento News & Review, 2/8/18
Mulvaney Takes Heat for Handling of Equifax Probe
Courthouse News Service, 2/7/18
Can the CFPB remain relevant?
Bankrate, 2/6/18
Report claims CFPB is backing away from Equifax probe
Consumer Affairs, 2/6/18
Trump-appointed CFPB head eases up on Equifax probe
Luxora Leader, 2/6/18
Equifax compromised half of the country’s information. Trump’s CFPB isn’t looking into it.
Vox, 2/5/18
Mulvaney to Move CFPB’s Consumer Response
InsideARM, 2/5/18
The Trump Administration Just Made it Easier for Banks to Screw Over Minority Borrowers
Mother Jones, 2/2/18
Did Mick Mulvaney just drastically change how the CFPB enforces fair lending laws?
HousingWire, 2/2/18
Dems Demand Answers From Mulvaney on New Payday Lending Policy
Credit Union Times, 2/2/18
Payday Rules Relax on Trump’s Watch After Lobbying by Lenders
New York Times, 2/2/18
Mulvaney Cuts CFPB Fair Lending Office’s Enforcement Power
Law 360, 2/1/18
Trump administration strips consumer watchdog office of enforcement powers in lending discrimination cases
Washington Post, 2/1/18
Can the CFPB remain relevant?
Bankrate, 2/1/18
Wall Street Becomes Landlord to Millions – Redacted Tonight
Redacted Tonight, 1/29/18
Color of Money Live
Washington Post, 1/25/18
Why Democrats need to stand with working Americans vs. big banks
Washington Post, 1/23/18
What Happens When Wall Street Becomes Your Landlord?
TruthOut/Inequality.org, 1/23/18

Two Federal Reserve Openings Provide One Chance to Counter Trump
New York Times, 1/18/18

You Think Your Landlord Is Bad? Try Renting From Wall Street
The Intercept, 1/18/18
Report Claims Larger Landlords Exploiting Tenants, Harming Neighborhoods
CBS Sacramento, 1/18/18
To keep bond-ratings, hedge funds must be the most ruthless of landlords
Boingboing.com, 1/18/17
Tenants across America are being exploited by corporate landlords, report finds
Inman, 1/18/18
Could a government shutdown spook the stock market?
Washington Post, 1/18/18
In replacing Dudley, New York Fed aims to avoid political pitfalls
Reuters, 1/17/18
Have Banker Deregulation Demands Jumped the Shark?
US PIRG 1/16/18
Traitors on the Left: Dems Help Trump and the GOP Reverse Obama-Era Bank Rules
Paste, 1/16/18
Democrats Add Momentum to GOP Push to Loosen Banking Rules
New York Times, 1/15/18
Despite loss, legal battle against CFPB’s Mulvaney isn’t over yet
American Banker, 1/11/18

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