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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, …

Senator Merkley, Experts Call for Big Banks to Get Back to Banking, Push for Merkley-Levin Provision
June 16, 2010 – 1:26 pm

**PRESS CONFERENCE CALL, THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 4:30 PM ET**
To download press conference go to this link
Washington, DC – On Thursday, June 17, at 4:30 PM, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) will join with experts to call for banks …

AFR to Frank and Dodd: Make and Finalize the Strongest Legislation Possible
June 15, 2010 – 3:05 pm

June 15, 2010
Chairman Christopher Dodd
Chairman Barney Frank
Dear Conferee:
As you proceed with these final stages of writing the financial regulatory reform bill we ask you to work for and support a conference report which includes the …

AFR’s Conference Priorities
June 15, 2010 – 9:26 am

As the Conference Committee continues to meet to prepare a final financial reform bill, Americans for Financial Reform has outlined these points as their top priorities:

Establishing a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that is independent, has …

AFR to Frank and Dodd: Support Derivatives Reform
June 11, 2010 – 4:04 pm

June 11, 2010
Chairman Christopher Dodd
Chairman Barney Frank
Dear Senator/Representative:
We write on behalf of Americans for Financial Reform, an unprecedented coalition of over 250 national, state and local groups who have come together to reform the financial …