AFR in the News 2017

Next​ ​up​ ​for​ ​GOP:​ ​Predatory​ ​lending​ ​for​ ​everyone​
​Express-Times, 12/31/17

Corporate​ ​America​ ​pledges​ ​to​ ​share​ ​tax​ ​gains​ ​with​ ​staff
Financial Times, 12/21/17

Private Equity, Hedge Funds Are Supercharging Payday Lending
ValueWalk, 12/15/17

Private​ ​Equity​ ​Cashes​ ​In​ ​On​ ​Payday​ ​Lending​
Huffington​ ​Post, 12/15/17

Consumer bureau fights for Americans against Wall Street greed
The Hill, 12/12/17

Income Inequality Also Drives Sexual Abuse In The Workplace
The Intercept, 12/12/17

The Undoing of the CFPB: Why Consumers Should Know and Care
Nonprofit Quarterly, 12/11/17

Trump Says Wells Fargo Fines Will Not Be Reduced
NY Times, 12/8/17

Trump denies that Wells Fargo may avoid federal penalties
LA Times, 12/8/17

What’s at Stake in the Fight Over the CFPB
The Atlantic, 12/5/17

Cordray​ ​Finally​ ​Announces​ ​His​ ​Plans​ ​To​ ​Run​ ​For​ ​Ohio​ ​Governor​ 
Daily​ ​Caller, 12/5/17

Banks are not charity cases; stop acting like they are, senators
The Hill, 12/5/17

Targeted Bill Could Bring First Broad Changes To Dodd-Frank
Law360, 12/4/17

DOL officially puts Obama administration’s fiduciary rule on hold for 18 months
Legal News Line, 11/30/17

Even before court victory, Trump’s pick to lead consumer watchdog began reshaping agency
Washington Post, 11/29/17

Are consumer advocates just delaying the inevitable in CFPB fight?
LA Times, 11/29/17

Trump’s Fed nominee Jerome Powell met 50 times with Wall Street execs this year. Is that a problem?
Washington Post, 11/28/17

Unrigging the Rules: How This Funder Is Taking on Inequality
Inside Philanthropy, 11/28/17

DOL Officially Delays Start of Fiduciary Rule
The National Law Journal, 11/28/17

Trump’s Fed nominee Jerome Powell met 50 times with Wall Street execs this year. Is that a problem?
The Washington Post, 11/28/17

Last Anti–Wall Street Agency Is Being Eaten from the Inside
Vice, 11/28/17

Showdown at the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, 11/27/17

How the CFPB leadership crisis affects you, 11/27/17

DOL Officially Delays Start of Fiduciary Rule
ThinkAdvisor, 11/27/17

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Showdown
Democracy Now, 11/27/17

Dueling Appointments Lead to Clash at Consumer Protection Bureau
New York Times, 11/24/17

Democrats split over support for GOP-led bank bill
Politico, 11/22/17

Noreika’s Brief OCC Term Began Bank Rule Transformation
Law 360, 11/20/17

No Protection for Protectors
The Intercept, 11/18/17

Wall Street Wants to Kill the Agency Protecting Americans From Financial Scam
Intercept, 11/18/17

Richard Cordray’s Exit From Consumer Bureau Gives Trump an Opening
NY Times, 11/15/17

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Chief Richard Cordray to Step Down
Consumer Reports, 11/15/17

Will Equifax Ever Be Held Accountable For Its ‘Rookie Mistakes’?
Forbes, 11/15/17

Scary thought: Trump now gets to pick the country’s top consumer watchdog
Los Angeles Times, 11/15/17

Financial reform’s strongest consumer champion will quit, leaving Trump to pick new watchdog
ThinkProgress, 11/15/17

CFPB director stepping down could affect your money — here’s how, 11/15/17

Look Who’s Coming to Congress Again?
Huffington Post (video), 11/15/17

Halloween Over, But Congress Mixing Up Witches’ Brew of Bank Rollbacks
US PIRG, 11/14/17

Mark Warner’s “Capitalism 2.0” Is Usury
Splinter, 11/14/17

This Democrat Is About To Give Payday Lenders A Big Boost
Huffington Post, 11/14/17

Senate Bill Would Reduce Dodd-Frank Oversight
WSHU, 11/14/17

Senate reaches deal to cut number of systemically important banks
Reuters, 11/13/17

Senate lawmakers strike deal to free dozens of large banks from rigorous post-crisis rule
Washington Post, 11/13/17

Equifax Says Bye-Bye To Bonuses And Buybacks 
PYMNTS, 11/13/17

Most Americans Are Liberal, Even If They Don’t Know It
American Prospect, 11/10/17

President And Congress Give Financial Fraudsters A Get-Out-Jail Free Card
Seattle Medium, 11/8/17

America’s Coalition Government: Why Tax Reform May Succeed Where Health Care Failed
Insidesources, 11/5/17

Trump Officially Kills CFPB Arbitration Rule
Law360, 11/1/17

CFPB Payday Loan Limits Drawing Quieter Response Compared to Its Arbitration Rule
Morning Consult, 10/30/17

U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus is the reason it will be harder to take on big banks
Pittsburgh City Paper, 10/27/17

Lawmakers Just Made It Nearly Impossible For You to Sue Companies Like Equifax and Wells Fargo

Meet Monopoly Man — a nonbinary “cause-player” shining a light on consumer abuses
Mic, 10/20/17

Government Sachs and the Trump Administration
Common Dreams, 10/15/17

Guest view: Ohio must reform payday lending
Record-Courier, 10/11/17

Monopoly Man comes to life, attends US Senate hearing
Philadelphia Inquirer, 10/6/17

Feds clampdown on payday loan industry
Associated Press, 10/6/17

Consumer Watchdog Proposes New Rules On Payday Lenders
National Public Radio, 10/6/17

How Monopoly Man Won the Internet
NPR, 10/5/17

’Monopoly man’ trolls former Equifax CEO Richard Smith
Washington Post, 10/5/17

Federal regulator clamps down on payday lending industry
Chicago Tribune, 10/5/17

Consumer Watchdog Cracks Down on Payday Lenders, Bucking Trump
Bloomberg, 10/5/17

Meet the ‘Monopoly’ man who has been photobombing CEOs in congress
Newsweek, 10/4/17

Monopoly Man photobombs Senate hearing on Equifax
CNN, 10/4/17

Monopoly Guy’s Presence Dramatically Improves Senate Hearing
Consumerist, 10/4/17

Waters introduces bill to break up big banks that abused customers
The Hill, 10/4/17

‘Monopoly man’ sits behind Equifax CEO at Senate hearing
Fox 2 Now, 10/4/17

Senate Equifax Hearing Photobombed By Protester Dressed Like the Monopoly Man
Daily Beast, 10/4/17

Who is that with the monocle and top hat sitting behind the former Equifax boss?
MarketWatch, 10/4/17

Monopoly Man Crashes Equifax Hearing to Protest Forced Arbitration
NBC Today Show, 10/4/17

‘Monopoly Man” Shows up at Wells Fargo hearing
The Intercept, 10/3/17

Equifax Data Breach Adds Fuel To Fight Over Binding Arbitration
Forbes, 9/30/17

Chamber of Commerce suing to block rule letting consumers sue their banks
Washington Post, 9/29/17

Wells Fargo fighting order to rehire whistleblower
American Banker, 9/27/17

Senate​ ​Republicans​ ​Plan​ ​to​ ​Sneakily​ ​Gut​ ​Major​ ​Consumer​ ​Protection​ ​Rule​
The​ ​Intercept, 9/25/17

Why the Equifax data breach may impact your right to sue financial firms
Akron Beacon Journal, 9/25/17

Trott debt collection bill draws consumer groups’ ire
The Detroit News, 9/25/17

Former Obama officials form group to combat Trump rollback of student loan protections
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 9/22/17

GOP protects payday lenders; Ellison goes 0-for-3 on consumer protections
People’s World, 9/22/17

Ex-federal officials form group to combat rollback of protections in higher ed
Washington Post, 9/21/17

Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Give Control of Credit Information Back to Consumers
Urban Milwaukee, 9/21/17

Government by Goldman
Intercept, 9/18/17

Wells Fargo Scandal Tracker, 9/18/17

Gary Cohn is Giving Goldman Sachs Everything It Ever Wanted
The Intercept, 9/17/17

Groups Condemn Plan To Stall Fiduciary Rule
Value Walk, 9/17/17

Before its massive data breach, Equifax fought to kill a rule allowing victims to sue
LA Times, 9/11/17

Equifax breach may kill repeal of CFPB mandatory arbitration rule
American Banker, 9/8/17

Equifax Is Trying To Make Money Off Its Massive Security Failure
Huffington Post, 9/8/17

Wells Fargo’s Testimony Left Some Feeling Shortchanged
New York Times, 8/31/17

Republicans Accelerating Repeal of Rule to Restore Consumers’ Right to Sue Banks
Forbes, 8/30/17

Quick Cordray Action Could Open Payday Rule to Challenge, says Hensarling
Morning Consult, 8/29/17

Dodd-Frank is still here but banks have reasons to cheer Trump
Financial Times, 8/28/17

CFPB’s New Federal Rule on Payday Lending Expected Soon
Washington Examiner, 8/17/17

Wells Fargo Scandal Helps Consumer Advocates in CFPB Rule Fight
Big Law Business, 8/14/17

Big Three credit raters tighten their grip after ducking reform
American Banker, 8/2/17

3 big lies bank lobbyists peddle to protect corporate scoundrels
The Hill, 8/2/17

How Credit Raters Ducked Reform
Bloomberg, 8/2/17

New U.S. Rule on Class Actions Survives First Challenge
NY Times 7/31/17

Republicans beware: Your voters like tough rules on Wall Street
Washington Examiner, 7/31/17

How Can We Fix Our Broken Economy?
Care2, 7/29/17

The CFPB Turns Six (and Ten)
RealBankReform, 7/21/17

Public Support for the CFPB and its Arbitration Rule — Is The Evidence Clear?
National Law Review, 7/21/17

House Tees Up Vote Next Week on Bid to Undo CFPB Arbitration Rule
Morning Consult, 7/20/17

Noreika Defended Wells in Arbitration Suit, Drawing Consumer Groups’ Protests
Politico Pro, 7/20/17

Progressives Revive Attacks on Wall Street in Health Care’s Wake
Washington Post, 7/19/17

Poll: Voters Support CFPB, Strict Financial Regulation
Credit Union Times, 7/18/17

Consumers Support Strong Regulation of Wall Street, Poll Finds
Consumer Affairs, 7/18/17

Poll: Voters Support CFPB, Strict Financial Regulation
Credit Union Times, 7/18/17

Wells Fargo Is Trying to Bury Another Massive Scandal
Vice, 7/17/17

Financial Advisors Want to Rip Off Small Investors. Trump Wants to Help Them Do It
The Intercept, 7/16/17

Banks’ Imperfect Options for Killing CFPB Arbitration Rule
American Banker, 7/13/17

Divide Between Financial Regulator Appointed by Trump, Obama Widens
Reuters, 7/13/17

How Trump’s Pick to Police Wall Street Endangers the Economy
Huffington Post, 7/12/17

This New Rule Could Make It A Lot Easier to Sue Your Bank
KUSA-TV (Colorado), 7/12/17

With ‘Rip-off Clause’ Quashed, Consumers Can Now Sue Banks in Class-Action
USA Today, 7/11/17

Banks and Credit Card Companies Can’t Try to Stop You from Joining a Class Action Lawsuit — for Now
LA Times, 7/11/17

CFPB Just Issued a New Rule That Would Protect Consumers From Predatory Fine Print
Time, 7/11/17

Wall Street Will Soon Test Its Clout with Senate Republicans
Washington Post, 7/11/17

New Rule Bans Restrictive Arbitration Clauses in Bank Customer Contracts
Komo News, 7/11/17

CFPB Issues Rule Making It Easier for Consumers to Sue Banks
Bloomberg, 7/10/17

Regulator Moves Against Mandatory Arbitration Agreements
Minneapolis Star-Tribune, 7/10/17

In Major Setback for Businesses, CFPB Opens Door to Consumer Class Actions
Politico, 7/10/17

The Trump Justice Department’s Aversion to Class Actions Will Have Wide Impact, 7/6/17

18 States Sue Betsy DeVos, 7/6/17

The Trump Era of Light-Touch Regulation Dawns
Financial Times, 7/1/17

Stress Tests – Less Stressful Than Ever, 6/29/17

No Stress
Politico, 6/29/17

House GOP Spending Bill Would Rein In the CFPB
Washington Examiner, 6/28/17

Treasury takes up big-bank priorities
NY Times editorial, 6/16/17

The Trump Administration Just Released Their Road Map to Deregulate Wall Street
Other98, 6/15/17

House Wants to Deregulate Big Banks Again
Pekin TImes, 6/15/17

Betsy DeVos Moves to Help For-Profit Schools Defraud Students
The Nation, 6/15/17

Feds Point Fingers as ‘Debt Relief’ Companies Prey on Students
Washington Post, 6/14/17

Treasury Calls for Risk Designation Leader at FSOC, Volcker Changes
Pensions and Investments, 6/13/17

US Treasury unveils financial reforms, critics attack
Reuters, 6/13/17

Trump Team Proposes Broad Rethink of Financial Rulebook
Wall St. Journal, 6/12/17

Trump gives banks (a lot of) what they want
CNNMoney, 6/12/17

Trump’s Treasury Department calls for rollback of Obama-era bank rules
Washington Examiner, 6/12/17

Trump Administration Says Financial Watchdog Agency Should Be Defanged
New York Times, 6/12/17

Mnuchin Calls for Major Rollbacks of Dodd-Frank Financial Reforms
Los Angeles Times, 6/12/17

Report Calls for Thorough Revamp of Obama-era Financial Regulations
Financial Times, 6/12/17

Axing Dodd-Frank Could Put the Entire Financial System At Risk
NBC News, 6/12/17

Bill to Erase Some Dodd-Frank Banking Rules Passes in House
New York Times, 6/8/17

House Passes Bill Aimed At Reversing Dodd-Frank Financial Regulations
National Public Radio, 6/8/17

N.J. Republicans vote to kill regulations on banks that gave them $1B, 6/10/17

During Comey Testimony, House Votes to Repeal Most of Dodd Frank
Ring of Fire, 6/9/17

House Republicans Trying to Pass the Most Dangerous Wall Street Deregulation Ever
Mother Jones, 6/7/17

Three Dodd-Frank changes that could actually pass Congress
American Banker, 6/5/17

Financial Industry Targets Obama Regulation As It Goes into Effect
Washington Examiner, 6/5/17

During Recess, Lawmakers Hear From Voters Opposing #WrongCHOICEAct, 6/5/17

Payday Lenders, Charging 460%, Aren’t Subject to California’s Usury Law
LA Times, 6/2/17

Buried Deep Within GOP Bill: A ‘Free Pass’ for Payday and Car Title Lenders
LA Times, 5/30/17

Aguilar: Financial Choice Act is Wrong Choice
Athens Banner-Herald, 5/29/17

Moneyed Interests
Journal Gazette, 5/26/17

Hate Predatory Loans? Then Tell Congress to Keep Its Mitts Off This Agency
Arizona Republic, 5/26/17

This Court Case Could Have A Huge Impact on the Future of a Key Consumer Watchdog
Washington Post, 5/23/17

Buried in Trump’s Budget: A New Attempt to Kill a Powerful Consumer Watchdog
Time, 5/23/17

Trump to Propose Scrapping Beleaguered Student Loan Forgiveness Program — Report
MarketWatch, 5/20/17

Why Volcker Rule Review Is Music to Bankers’ Ears: QuickTake Q&A
Bloomberg, 5/18/17

Consumer advocates make last-ditch effort with Congress to keep CFPB intact
MarketWatch, 5/13/17

Mnuchin Said to Start Review That Could Ease Volcker Rule’s Bite
Bloomberg, 5/12/17

Anthem Won’t Pay Breakup Fee, Uber Clashes With Regulators (Again), and the Cool Richard Cordray
National Law Journal, 5/12/17

Consumer advocates descend on DC to push back against Trump policies
ABC News, 5/11/17

Prepaid card regulations survive GOP repeal effort in Congress, 5/11/17

Bamboozled: 3 ways lawmakers are gutting consumer protections, 5/11/17

Advocates from 36 States Head to Congress to Counter Unprecedented Attack on Consumer Protections
Common Dreams, 5/9/17

Consumer groups descend on Washington to fight protection rollbacks
ConsumerAffairs, 5/9/17

House Republicans Move to Gut Bank Regulations
NY Times, 5/5/17

Next on the House Republican Chopping Block: Bank Regulations
Huffington Post
, 5/5/17

‘Financial CHOICE Act 2.0’ Rolling Back Consumer Protections Moves Forward
Consumerist, 5/4/17

Trump’s Threats to Break Up Banks Aren’t Scaring Wall Street Yet
Bloomberg, 5/4/17

Multi-millionaire Republican David Trott wants you to believe deregulating Wall Street banks will set you free
EclectaBlog, 5/4/17

Trump and the GOP are trying to destroy the only Government Agency protecting us from Wall Street Banksters
Other 98, 5/4/17

Elizabeth Warren Hammers Republicans for Their Cruel Indifference to Retirees
Alternet, 5/4/17

Trump begins to put in place team to oversee banks
Standard Examiner, 5/3/17

Legislation Could Follow Executive Order on Failing Bank Provision
Morning Consult, 4/24/17

Trump Seeks Review of Dodd-Frank Provisions on Systemic Risk
Bloomberg, 4/24/17

Trump Vows to Unveil Tax Plan
NY Times, 4/23/17

Trump Sets U.S. Tax Reform Announcement, Orders Tax Rule Review
PPP Focus, 4/23/17

Trump eyes changes to Obama’s tax and Wall Street rules
St, 4/23/17

Trump to Sign Actions on Taxes, Wall Stret Regulations
PPP Focus, 4/22/17

GOP Plan to Erase Wall Street Rules is More Generous Than Even Banks Asked For
Washington Post, 4/21/17

Trump Vows to Unveil Tax-Cut Plan Next Week, Surprising Staff
NY Times, 4/21/17

House GOP bill would give Trump greater power over Wall Street regulation
CNN Money, 4/19/17

Fighting Financial Abuse in the Trump Era
Huffington Post, 4/18/17

Revised GOP Bill Would Destroy the CFPB
LA Times 4/18/17

DOL Fiduciary Rule Explained as of April 18, 2017
Investopedia, 4/18/17

‘Retirement Ripoff Counter’ shows impact of rule delay
Pensions & Investments, 4/17/17

Betsy DeVos Is Rolling Back Student Loan Regulations From the Obama Administration
Teen Vogue, 4/12/17

Betsy DeVos rescinds protections for student loan borrowers
Think Progress, 4/12/17

Education Secretary DeVos Withdraws Protections For Student Loan Borrowers
Consumeristt, 4/12/17

DeVos Just Put Interests of ‘Predatory Profiteers’ Over Student Loan Borrowers
Common Dreams, 4/12/17

Betsy DeVos reverses Obama-era directives aimed at protecting student loan borrowers
Market Watch, 4/12/17

DeVos dials back consumer protections for student loan borrowers
Washington Post, 4/11/17

New Report Shows Victims of Aggressive Tactics From Medical Debt Collectors
U.S. PIRG, 4/11/17

JPMorgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon knows what the problems are
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 4/10/17

Fiduciary-Rule Delay Sparks Frustration
Barron’s, 4/7/17

Fiduciary rule’s delay triggers new headaches for firms
Financial Planning, 4/7/17

Labor Department staff has ‘fiduciary’ rule foes seething over delay
Politico, 4/6/17

‘Retirement Rip-Off Counter’ underscores impact of Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule delay
Investment News, 4/6/17

’Ripoff’ Counter Counters Fiduciary Regulation Delay
ASPPA, 4/6/17

Trump’s fiduciary delay will cost retirees $2.8B, critics say
The Hill, 4/5/17

Dems blast delay of financial adviser rule | Senators spar over FDA pick’s business ties
The Hill, 4/5/17

DOL Officially Delays Fiduciary Rule by at Least 60 Days
Financial Advisor, 4/5/17

Consumer Groups Vow to Continue Fighting for Fiduciary Rule
Plan Adviser, 4/5/17

The One Retirement Rule Wall Street Hates The Most
Forbes, 4/5/17

DOL Fiduciary Rule Foes Say Delay Falls Short of Trump Order
ThinkAdvisor , 4/5/17

Fiduciary advocates strike back after rule delay
Financial Planning, 4/5/17

Consumer Groups Plan to Bring National Attention to Fiduciary Rule
Plansponsor, 4/5/17

Elizabeth Warren to Unveil “Retirement Ripoff Counter”
Wealth Management, 4/4/17

Consumer Groups, Legal Scholars, Lawmakers Show Support For CFPB
Pymnts, 4/3/17

Don’t Let Financial Scammers Tear Down the CFPB
Demos, 3/31/17

What Wells Fargo dodged by agreeing to pay $110 million to settle fake accounts case
Washington Post, 3/30/17

Paying $110 million might keep Wells Fargo out of dispute
The Gazette, 3/30/17

Wells Fargo to pay $110 million to settle fake account suit
USA Today, 3/29/17

Banks push to redo reform
Bartlesville Examiner Enterprise, 3/26/17

Embattled bankers embrace Trump’s call for deregulation: ‘Profit is not a four-letter word.’
Washington Post, 3/24/17

Trump Literally Nominated the Goldman Sachs Bailout Lawyer to Run the SEC
Huffington Post, 3/22/17

Can Chuck Shumer Check Donald Trump?
The New Yorker, 3/21/17

Trump Admin Calls CFPB Structure Unconstitutional in Filing
Washington Post, 3/17/17

Trump and Warren are on a Collision Course
New Republic, 3/16/17

U.S. Agency Invites Fintech Firms Into Special Bank Charter
Bloomberg, 3/15/17

Wells Fargo Executives Were Awarded More Money in 2016 Despite Scandal
Charlotte Observer, 3/15/17

Fairness in Class Action Act threatens Civil Justice, 3/14/17

Trump’s choice for SEC could be busy with recusals
CBS MoneyWatch, 3/10/17

Banks, consumer groups agree: Screen scraping needs better regs
Information Management, 3/10/17

Inside Trumps meeting with community bankers
American Banker, 3/9/17

SEC nominee reveals possible Wall Street conflicts
AP, 3/9/17

Wall Street, financial firms top $2 billion in 2016 election cycle spending
Pensions & Investments, 3/9/17

Wall Street spent a record $2bn trying to influence US elections – report
RT, 3/9/17

‘The Americans’ is now more vital than ever in Season 5 
Mashable, 3/8/17

Wall Street spends record $2bn on US election lobbying
Financial Times, 3/8/17

Fairness in Class Action Act Threatens Civil Justice, 3/8/17

Chuck Schumer, 2 GOP presidential hopefuls top list of Wall Street political donations
Mic, 3/8/17

Banks spent record amounts on lobbying in recent election
Reuters, 3/8/17

Wall Street Spent $2 Billion Trying to Influence the 2016 Election
Fortune, 3/8/17

Wall Street Spent $2 Billion on Election 2016
The Street, 3/8/17

Banks spent record amounts on lobbying in recent election
KFGO, 3/8/17

Wall Street’s big bucks in 2016
Politico, 3/8/17

Wall Street hizo inversiones récord en elecciones de EE.UU.
El Cronista, 3/8/17

Democrats seek arbitration release for Wells Fargo customers
Compliance Week, 3/8/17

‘The Americans’ is now more vital than ever in Season 5
Mashable, 3/7/17

Most Americans say they don’t have a clue about this federal agency
Market Watch, 3/3/17

Labor Department Propoes Delay of Retirement Advisor Rule Until June to Conduct Trump Order Review
LA Times, 3/1/17

Labor Department Proposes 60-Day Fiduciary Rule Implementation
Morning Consult, 3/1/17

Trump Delays Obama Rule Designed to Aid Retirement Investors
Herald Net, 3/1/17

The problem With Trump’s Plan to Boost Wall Street: Banks are More Profitable Than Ever
Washington Post, 3/1/17

FDIC report undercuts claim that Dodd-Frank harms bank lending
Politico, 3/1/17

Labor Department proposes delay of retirement advisor rule
LA Times, 3/1/17

Banks spent record amounts on political influence
Newsweek, 3/1/17

Lawmakers want to gut a consumer watchdog. Americans want them to leave it alone
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2/26/17

Preemptive Defense Mounts For Consumer Watchdog Director Richard Cordray
Washington Post, 2/24/17

Trump Believes Consumer-Watchdog Agency ‘Unaccountable’
Wall St Journal, 2/17/17

CFPB, Cordray Win Second Chance to Avoid Trump Firing
Bloomberg, 2/16/17

Federal appeals court agrees to rehear challenge to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Consumer Affairs, 2/16/17

Republicans Launch Bicameral Salvos Against Wall Street Watchdog
Common Dreams, 2/15/17

If Trump Defangs Consumer Watchdog Agency, Big Banks Win, You Lose, 2/16/17

Chicago consumers, communities, could be affected by financial regulation rollback
Columbia Chronicle, 2/13/17

Hensarling’s Offensive on Dodd-Frank Seen as Negotiating Move
Roll Call, 2/13/17

Ohio senators split votes on Trump pick to lead Treasury
Dayton Daily News , 2/13/17

Chicago consumers, communities could be affected by financial regulation rollback
Columbia Chronicle, 2/13/17

Chicago consumers, communities could be affected by financial regulation rollback
Columbia Chronicle, 2/13/17

Trump’s war on Dodd-Frank, the act that prevents another global financial crisis
Sydney Morning Herald, 2/10/17

Morning Money- On the Hensarling Memo
CNN, 2/10/17

Consumer Watchdog Faces Attack by House Republicans
NY Times, 2/9/17

Agency That Protects Consumers From Financial Scammers in Trouble with Trump
Dallas News, 2/9/17

Time to Calll Off Attack Dogs and Let the Fiduciary Rule Take Effect
Consumer Affairs, 2/9/17

Consumer Bureau Foe Maps Out a Plan for Its Destruction
Government Executive, 2/9/17

How President Trump Could Gut America’s Consumer Watchdog
CNBC, 2/8/17

Court Denies Motions to Intervene in CFPB case
Financial Regulation News, 2/8/17

Maine Robo-Signing Scandal Resurfaces with Treasury Nomination
Portland Press Herald, 2/6/17

How Trump’s Actions Will Derail Your Retirement
Forbes, 2/6/17

Trump’s Allies Building Case to Oust Consumer Protection Head
Politico, 2/6/17

Appeals Court Denies Efforts to Defend CFPB in PHH Case
Pay Before, 2/6/17

El capitalismo de casino vuelve con Trumpo
el Periodico Internacional, 2/3/17

Barney Frank Dismisses Trump Executive Order
M Report, 2/3/17

Trumps Moves to Roll Back Obama-Era Financial Regulations
NY Times, 2/3/17

Trump orders Dodd-Frank review in effort to roll back financial regulation
The Guardian, 2/3/17

Dodd-Frank Financial Regulations Watered Down as Trump Signs Executive Order
NBC, 2/3/17

‘Personnel is Policy’: Meet Trump’s Team of the Corrupt and Unqualified
Rewire, 2/3/17

Court Won’t Let CFPB Proponents Case to Defend Agency
National Law Journal, 2/2/17

How the Banks and Republicans Plan to Kill Financial Reform Under Trump
Slate, 2/1/17

Consumer groups: Protect Robocall Limits on Student Debt
The Hill, 2/01/17

Trump pledges to ‘do a big number’ on Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform
CNN, 1/30/17

What will the (securities) rules look like?
The Legal Intelligencer, 1/30/17

Donald Trump Is Targeting an Agency That Has Recovered $11.8 Billion for Consumers
Fortune, 1/27/17

Democratic lawmakers, consumer advocacy groups seek to intervene in PHH appeal
JD Supra, 1/27/17

Sen. Brown, Rep. Waters move to defend CFPB in D.C. Circuit appeal
Reuters, 1/26/17

Democrats are spoiling for a fight over the CFPB
American Banker, 1/26/17

Top Democrats, Advocacy Groups Join Defense of CFPB in DC Circuit
National Law Journal 1/26/17

Top Dem Lawmakers Seek To Back CFPB In Leadership Case
Law 360 1/26/17

Consumer groups file motion supporting CFPB in court battle
Consumer Affairs 1/26/17

Consumer Advocates, 17 States Will Defend CFPB In Court
The Consumerist 1/26/17

Treasury Nominee Is a Foreclosure King, a System Rigger, and a Disaster Profiteer
AFR Blog, 1/23/17

Four Ways to Protect Yourself From Bad Retirement Advice in the Trump Era
Forbes, 1/23/17

Investment advice? Or sales pitch? New rule will make that clear
Chicago Tribune, 1/20/17

Consumer Group Blasts Brokerages
Barron’s, 1/20/18

Trusted Adviser or Just Another Salesperson? Brokers Want It Both Ways
The Street, 1/19/17

Report Says Top Financial Firms Mislead Consumers, “Posing as Fiduciaries”
CPA, 1/19/17

As Trump takes power, fiduciary advocates renew defense of rule
Financial Planning, 1/10/17

Banks have big hopes for Trump, Obama’s Squatters may get in way
Bloomberg, 1/18/17

Why we need a strong CFPB, in 5 Numbers
Center for American Progress, 1/18/17

Here’s why you may not trust your financial advisor
CNBC, 1/18/17

Advisor or Salesperson? B-D’s Send Contradicting Messages
Financial Advisor, 1/18/17

As Trump takes power, fiduciary advocates renew defense of rule
Financial Planning, 1/10/17

Banks have big hopes for Trump, Obama’s Squatters may get in way
Bloomberg, 1/18/17

Why we need a strong CFPB, in 5 Numbers
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Insurance Business, 1/20/17

‘The swamp is Goldman Sachs
The Guardian, 1/18/17

Cuomo Proposed New Wall Street Regulation, but left it out of Speech
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Warren outlines plan to save the CFPB
American Banker 1/11/17

Trump Appoints CFPB Critic, Warren Rallies for Support of Agency
CU Times 1/12/17

CFPB Taps Former Pentagon Legal Official To Head Office Of Servicemember Affairs ConnPIRG 1/10/17

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