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AFR Statement: Stop Senate Rush to Roll Back Protection from Forced Arbitration
September 25, 2017 – 5:32 pm

This rush toward a vote in the Senate is a cynical attempt to roll back an important consumer protection before anyone gets straight answers from Equifax and Wells Fargo about the damage they’ve done to the financial lives of millions of Americans.

AFR in the News: Senate Slows Down Controversial Cost-Benefit Analysis Bill
November 20, 2012 – 2:14 pm

Facing wide criticism, Senate homeland security committee drops plan for a markup, promises to hold a hearing instead.

AFR in the News: Senate Delays Vote on Bill to Slow Down Financial Rulemaking
November 15, 2012 – 11:40 am

“Financial reformers have won a small battle in their fight with Wall Street over financial regulation,” Huffington Post reports.

Sen. Brown (D-OH) Supports Nomination of Richard Cordray to head CFPB
July 26, 2011 – 9:29 am

Senator Brown’s remarks are below:
Mr. BROWN of Ohio: Madam President, as we debate the best way to get our fiscal house in order, we must avoid, first of all, defaulting on our obligations while also …

AFR to Senate: Oppose H.R. 1062
July 13, 2011 – 11:45 am

Read our letter urging the Senate to oppose the “Burdensome Data Collection Relief Act”, H.R. 1062, which would protect overpaid CEOs from embarrassment by allowing them to hide shameful pay disparities within companies.

AFR Urges Full Funding for the CFTC
June 14, 2011 – 4:57 pm

Read our letter to Congress urging that they support full funding for the CFTC in FY 2012 here.

AFR Supports the Merkley-Snowe Amendment
June 14, 2011 – 4:55 pm

Read our letter supporting the Merkley-Snowe (#428) Amendment here.