Category Archives: Featured Story

Sign Our Petition

Tell Your Senators to vote to support the nomination of Rich Cordray to direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.   Rich Cordray will make an effective leader for the CFPB. He has an impressive and balanced record of public service. As Attorney General of Ohio,

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AFR Statement on Nomination of Rich Cordray to Lead the CFPB

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    July 18, 2011                                        CONTACT: John Carey at 202-466-1854           AFR Statement on Announcement of Richard Cordray to Lead the CFPB Washington, DC – Americans for Financial Reform, a coalition of more than 250 national and state organizations working together for strong

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Halfway to the CFPB: An AFR Progress Report

Six months after Wall Street reform legislation creating the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was signed, a leading coalition released Halfway to the CFPB: An AFR Progress Report on “Standing Up” the New Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Today marks the halfway point in the year

Elizabeth Warren Rap Video – Got a New Sheriff

Our favorite candidate to lead the CFPA, Elizabeth Warren, is the subject of a new rap video supporting her nomination. The video comes courtesy of our friends at the Main Street Brigade.  Want to show your support for Elizabeth Warren? Take a look at this

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Contact Congress to Support Strong Financial Reform

The House and Senate are meeting in a “Conference Committee” to hammer out the differences between their two financial reform bills.  See a list of which members of Congress are on the committee below. Call Congress toll-free about financial reform at (866) 544-7573. Click here

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Senate and House Conference Committee on Financial Reform

Now that the Senate and House have both passed financial reform legislation, they will meet in a Conference Committee to hammer out the differences between their two bills.  (See posts about the House bill here, Senate here.) This means that the fight for strong reform