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Washington, D.C.—Ninety-seven percent of Rep. Spencer Bachus’ (R-Ala.) first quarter fundraising came from donations outside of Alabama, according to Public Campaign Action Fund analysis of data provided by the Federal Elections Commission (FEC). Bachus, chairman …
This continuing resolution does not give the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission all of the resources they need, but we are very pleased that the President and Congress fought to keep Wall Street reform on track and resisted efforts to starve them of the funds necessary to police the rules of the financial market.
The American public wants and needs an effective Consumer Bureau to prevent rip-off financial products laden with tricks, traps, and hidden fees. Abusive financial products take tens of billions of dollars a year out of our pockets, sending them to feed the inflated bonuses of a handful of Wall Street CEOs.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: March 30, 2011
CONTACT: John Carey at 202-466-1854
AFR Statement on House Financial Services subcommittee hearing
Washington, DC – Americans for Financial Reform, a coalition of more than 250 national and state organizations working together …