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Letter to Congress: Oppose H.R. 10 – The Wall Street’s CHOICE Act Would Devastate Financial Regulation
June 7, 2017 – 10:49 am

“H.R. 10, the ‘Financial CHOICE Act’… would be better dubbed ‘Wall Street’s CHOICE Act,’ as it would have a devastating effect on the ability of regulators to protect consumers and investors from Wall Street exploitation and the economy from financial risks created by too-big-to-fail megabanks. It would expose consumers, investors, and the public to greatly heightened risk of abuse in their regular dealings with the financial system, and our economy as a whole to a far greater risk of instability and crisis.”

Joint Statement: Over 222,000 Call on Congress to Reject the CHOICE Act
June 6, 2017 – 2:17 pm
Joint Statement: Over 222,000 Call on Congress to Reject the CHOICE Act

A coalition of organizations delivered a petition with over 222,000 signatures calling on Congress to oppose the Financial CHOICE Act.

AFR Statement: CHOICE Act a Sellout of Ordinary Americans
June 6, 2017 – 10:16 am

“Putting the greed of campaign contributors ahead of the public interest, lawmakers are preparing to take a wrecking ball to reforms that addressed a devastating financial crisis and recession.”

AFR Statement: House Committee Approves Gift to Wall Street and Predatory Lenders
May 4, 2017 – 12:17 pm

The committee has passed a bill that would give Wall Street and assorted predatory lenders a free hand to abuse consumers and investors, and would increase the likelihood of another financial crisis. If it became law it would make life harder for American families and for small businesses of all types.

AFR Statement: Oppose Hensarling’s Bid to Dismantle Wall Street Reform and CFPB
May 2, 2017 – 9:21 am

The committee, with the backing of the Trump administration, is gearing up to pass a bill that would give Wall Street and assorted predatory lenders a free hand to abuse consumers and investors, and raise the likelihood of another financial crisis. Congress should be looking for ways to enforce the rules on Wall Street, not reward their army of lobbyists.

Letter to Congress: Oppose Wall Street’s CHOICE Act–Devastating to Financial Protections
April 25, 2017 – 4:35 pm

“…We are writing to express our opposition to the “Financial CHOICE Act” and to urge you to oppose this measure. This legislation would be better dubbed “Wall Street’s CHOICE Act,” as it would have a devastating effect on the ability of regulators to protect consumers and investors from Wall Street exploitation and the economy from financial risks created by too-big-to-fail megabanks. It would expose consumers, investors, and the public to greatly heightened risk of abuse in their regular dealings with the financial system, and our economy as a whole to a far greater risk of instability and crisis. “

Letter to Congress: AFR, 23 Organizations Oppose Legislation to Undermine the CFPB Consumer Complaint Database
September 13, 2016 – 9:22 am

“The undersigned consumer, fair lending, community and privacy organizations write to express our strong opposition to provisions included in the Financial CHOICE Act (H.R. 5983) that would severely undermine the effectiveness of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) consumer complaint database. We also oppose two similar standalone bills, H.R. 5491 and H.R. 5413 (the CFPB Data Accountability Act). “