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USAToday: Financial Sector Ups Lobbying Effort Over New Regulation Plan
December 31, 2009 – 11:25 am

Americans for Financial Reform was mentioned in this USAToday article.  Here is an excerpt:
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has spent $2 million on advertising, including commercials slamming the creation of a federal consumer-protection agency, and …

Detroit News Editorial: America Needs Consumer Financial Agency
December 17, 2009 – 3:00 pm
Detroit News Editorial:  America Needs Consumer Financial Agency

The Detroit News published this insightful editorial by professor John A.E. Pottow.  He tries to uncover the Chamber of Commerce’s opposition to the CFPA, and discovers:
“This group fears that meaningful government oversight will make it …

Wall Street, not Main Street, is Behind the U.S. Chamber’s CFPA Scare Tactics
December 9, 2009 – 9:19 am
Wall Street, not Main Street, is Behind the U.S. Chamber’s CFPA Scare Tactics

AFR sent the following letter to the House of Representatives today, setting the record straight on the CFPA. Download this letter as a PDF.

Dear Representative:
The Americans for Financial Reform coalition urges you to reject the …