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CRL Summary of CFPB Provisions
September 17, 2010 – 10:42 am

The Center for Responsible Lending has produced a comprehensive bill summary of Title X of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which focuses on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
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AFR: Improve the Senate Offer on Consumer Protection Agency
June 24, 2010 – 12:02 pm

June 23, 2010
Dear House Conferee:
While the Senate offer on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is generally good for consumers, there are a number of outstanding issues that need further enhancement.  Our priorities for improving the …

Professor Warren Speaks Out Against Auto Dealer Carve-outs on Fox Business
June 16, 2010 – 11:29 am

Professor Elizabeth Warren was on Fox Business yesterday to talk about financial reform and the need for a Consumer Financial Protection Agency that covers all lenders, including auto dealers.  You can watch the video here …

Washington Post: Auto Dealers are Part of the Problem, Need to be Included in Overhaul of Financial Regulatory System
June 14, 2010 – 8:51 am

The Washington Post published this commentary from Susan Weinstock of the Consumer Federation of America.  Here is an excerpt:

By Susan K. Weinstock
Monday, June 14, 2010
Contrary to the commentary by auto dealer Tammy Darvish [“A fight …

Stiglitz in Politico: Conference Must Preserve Strongest Provisions
June 9, 2010 – 9:59 am

Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz writes in Politico about the upcoming Conference Committee between the House and Senate.  He writes:
The future of improved financial regulations depends largely on how the differences between the House …

AFR to Conference: Don’t Exempt Auto Dealers
June 2, 2010 – 9:05 am

June 2, 2010
Senator
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510
Dear Senator:
As a conferee on the financial reform bill, you will certainly be hearing from the auto dealers about their interest in being exempted from the …

AFR Supports Merkley-Levin, Opposes Brownback Amendment in any form
May 20, 2010 – 2:12 pm

Senator
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510
Re: SUPPORT MERKLEY-LEVIN,
OPPOSE BROWNBACK AMENDMENT IN ANY FORM
Dear Senator,
On behalf of Americans for Financial Reform (AFR), we urge you to support the Merkley-Levin Amendment to S. 3217, …

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 …