Home » Archive by Tags

Articles tagged with: Senate

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 …

AFR On The Passage Of Historic Financial Reform Legislation
May 21, 2010 – 9:10 am

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington, DC – Americans for Financial Reform released the following statement following the vote this evening in the Senate on Financial Reform:
Heather Booth, Director, Americans for Financial Reform: “We are pleased the …

Americans for Financial Reform Applauds the Senate for Moving Wall Street Reform Forward
May 20, 2010 – 3:38 pm

For Immediate Release
May 20, 2010

Washington, DC – Americans for Financial Reform issued the following statement regarding the Senate’s cloture vote, setting the stage for an up-or-down vote on legislation to hold Wall Street accountable, …

AFR Letter on Pending Derivatives Amendments
May 20, 2010 – 2:23 pm

Senator
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510
Re: Pending Derivatives Amendments
Dear Senator:
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 …

AFR Supports Merkley-Levin, Opposes Brownback Amendment in any form
May 20, 2010 – 2:12 pm

Senator
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510
Re: SUPPORT MERKLEY-LEVIN,
OPPOSE BROWNBACK AMENDMENT IN ANY FORM
Dear Senator,
On behalf of Americans for Financial Reform (AFR), we urge you to support the Merkley-Levin Amendment to S. 3217, …