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AFR Report: Fall 2018 Congressional Voting Record on Where They Stand on Financial Reform
September 14, 2018 – 6:00 am

Ten years after the financial crisis, a majority of members of Congress have voted again and again for bills pushed by the bank lobby that are dangerous for our financial stability, undermine consumer and investor protections, and enable racial discrimination in lending. The report, entitled “Where They Stand on Financial Reform,” lays out how each lawmaker voted.

AFR Report: Where They Stand on Financial Reform
September 14, 2018 – 5:59 am

This comprehensive guide details how members of the 115th Congress voted on bills and nominations related to financial reform.

AFR Statement: Eight Years of Dodd-Frank, Ten Years After 2008 Financial Crisis
July 23, 2018 – 1:10 pm

Nearly a decade after the crisis broke, we need the public interest, not Wall Street’s narrow pursuit of maximum benefits for a tiny few to guide financial policy. But Wall Street’s money is an enormously powerful force pushing the other way.

AFR Conference: Regulating Wall Street – Ten Years Later
July 23, 2018 – 12:56 pm

Ten Years after the 2008 Financial Crisis, Where Do We Stand? A conference with Sens. Sherrod Brown and Elizabeth Warren and regulators who helped respond.

AFR Statement: S. 2155 Ignores Lessons of Financial Crisis, Flouts Will of Voters
May 22, 2018 – 5:48 pm

This legislation ignores the lessons of the financial crisis that cost so many Americans their jobs and homes, and pays no heed to the overwhelming majority of voters who correctly understand the need for tougher, not weaker, oversight of the financial services industry.

AFR Statement: AFR Condemns House Vote to Abandon CFPB Auto Lending Guidance
May 8, 2018 – 4:57 pm

In the era of mass incarceration, racial profiling and unaccountable police brutality, every member of Congress who voted for this bill has to explain why they do not believe people of color deserve the full protection of the federal government, especially given the long documented history of racial discrimination in auto lending.

AFR Statement: Consumers Need CFPB Director Nominee, Not Mulvaney’s Pay-to-Play
April 25, 2018 – 11:20 am

Mick Mulvaney admits he favored lobbyists who gave him money as a lawmaker. He has no business running the CFPB, an agency devoted to the protection of consumers, not lobbyists.

AFR Statement: Senate Commemorates Financial Crisis With Deregulation Bill Vote
March 14, 2018 – 6:55 pm

The legislation approved by a bipartisan majority in the Senate doesn’t serve families or communities, nor is it policy that most Americans support. It puts the interests of financial institutions ahead of the rest of us