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AFR to House: Support the Passage of the Dodd-Frank Reform Compromise
June 29, 2010 – 8:28 am

June 27, 2010
United States House of Representatives
Re: Support for Passage of the Dodd/Frank Reform Compromise
Dear Representatives:
Americans for Financial Reform applauds Congress, especially Chairman Dodd and Chairman Frank,  for moving forward with such significant …

AFR Hails Wall Street Reform as a Significant Step toward Economic Stability
June 25, 2010 – 12:10 pm
AFR Hails Wall Street Reform as a Significant Step toward Economic Stability

Read more about what the bill will do here.
For Immediate Release

June 26, 2010
AFR Hails Wall Street Reform as a Significant Step toward Economic Stability

Washington, DC – Americans for Financial Reform applauds Congress for moving …

House Conferees Support Strong Derivatives Reform (PDF)
June 24, 2010 – 11:55 am

Read their letter to Senator Dodd and Chairman Frank.

AFR to Conference: Retain Strong Senate/Base Text Derivatives Language
June 24, 2010 – 10:10 am

June 23, 2010
To Members of the H.R. 4173 Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010 Conference Committee
Washington, DC 20510

Re: Retain Strong Senate/Base text Derivatives Language

Dear Conferee:
We write on behalf of Americans for …

New Yorkers for Responsible Lending Urge Strong Regulation of the $600 Trillion Derivatives Market
June 23, 2010 – 2:34 pm

June 23, 2010
Members of the New York Delegation
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20510
Members of the New York Delegation
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510
Dear Senator/Representative:
We the undersigned members of New Yorkers for Responsible Lending …

Heather Booth on Coffee Party Radio: How to Strengthen Financial Reform
June 23, 2010 – 8:59 am
Heather Booth on Coffee Party Radio: How to Strengthen Financial Reform

Heather Booth, AFR Director, and Ed Mierzwinski of US PIRG spoke on Coffee Party radio yesterday explaining the status of financial reform and how Americans can get involved.

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Americans For Financial Reform Statement on Derivatives
June 17, 2010 – 9:14 am

Today, Heather Booth, Director of Americans for Financial Reform, stated,
“Section 716 of the Senate derivatives title remains one of the most critical, structural reforms left standing in the Wall Street Reform bill. Wall Street lobbyists …

AFR Derivatives Response to the New Democrat Coalition Letter
June 16, 2010 – 3:54 pm

June 16, 2010
To Members of the H.R. 4173 Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010 Conference Committee
Washington, DC 20510
Dear Conferee:
We write on behalf of Americans for Financial Reform, an unprecedented coalition of over 250 national, …