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Letters to Regulators: AFR Education Fund sent a letter to the Federal Reserve urging regulators to reject misguided recommendations regarding the implementation of S.2155.
October 1, 2018 – 1:03 pm

October 1, 2018
Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund (AFR Education Fund), sent a letter to the Federal Reserve in response to the recent letter from Senator Perdue and others. The Perdue letter urges regulators to …

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.

Letters to Congress: AFR Urges House Members to Oppose S. 2155 in Order to Preserve Financial Protections.
May 18, 2018 – 3:16 pm

AFR sent a letter to members of the House of Representatives urging them to vote in opposition to the Bank Lobbyist Act.

AFR in the news: Dems Team Up with GOP to Weaken Bank Rules (Democracy Now!)
March 7, 2018 – 5:03 pm
AFR in the news: Dems Team Up with GOP to Weaken Bank Rules (Democracy Now!)

AFR’s senior policy analyst Alexis Goldstein joined Democracy Now! to discuss the dangers of S. 2155, a bill the Senate is considering that would encourage discrimination in lending, roll back rules on large U.S. and …

AFR Statement: Statement from AFR on Senate Vote on S. 2155
March 6, 2018 – 11:49 am

“Congress ought to spend its time addressing the student loan crisis, cracking down on serial lawbreakers like Wells Fargo, and ensuring companies like Equifax pay a meaningful price for massive data breeches — not deregulating the financial services industry,” said Lisa Donner, executive director, Americans for Financial Reform. “Too many Senators seem willing to ignore the lessons of the financial crisis, and what happens when we let big banks write the rules of the economy. Millions of Americans know the costs all too well and will take notice of how members vote on passage of this harmful legislation.”

AFR Polling Memo: Overwhelming Majorities Oppose Dodd-Frank Rollbacks In S. 2155
February 27, 2018 – 5:00 am

Strong majorities support the Dodd-Frank law that Congress passed in the aftermath of the financial crisis and oppose the provisions of the deregulation bill currently under consideration.

Letter To Congress: Reject S 2155 — A Gift to Bank Lobbyists
December 4, 2017 – 10:23 am

AFR sent a letter urging Senators to reject S 2155, which contains some two dozen deregulatory gifts to bank lobbyists and only minimal consumer benefits
AFR Opposition Letter to S 2155