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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.

AFR Urges Senators to Support Full Funding for the SEC/CFTC in 2012
May 4, 2011 – 9:39 am

Read the pdf here.
May 4th, 2011
Dear Senator,
As the Financial Services Appropriations Subcommittee begins consideration of fiscal year 2012 agency funding decisions, we want first to thank you for recognizing the role that the Securities and …

44 Senate Republicans Refuse to Confirm any CFPB Director
May 3, 2011 – 2:03 pm

44 Senate Republicans sent a letter to President Obama refusing to confirm any director to the CFPB unless the Bureau is significantly weakened. Read the full letter here.

AFR Press Release : Proposed Funding Cuts Put Consumer Protections and Economy in Peril
March 2, 2011 – 4:46 pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: March 2, 2011
CONTACT: John Carey at 202-466-1854
john@ourfinancialsecurity.org
 
Proposed Funding Cuts Put Consumer Protections and Economy in Peril
Durbin, small business leader join AFR in opposing CFPB cuts that would not subtract a …