Category Archives: Financial Reform News

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IACS Joint Letter

October 20, 2009 Dear Representatives, The biggest banks and credit card companies have used the power they wield in the marketplace to push unfair business practices that are costing our members—retailers and individual consumers—tens of billions of dollars each year. The banking industry has moved

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CRA CFPA Amendment Support Letter

October 20, 2009 The Honorable Barney Frank Chairman, Committee on Financial Services United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Re: Frank CFPA Amendment #1 (consumer reporting agencies) — Support Dear Chairman Frank: On behalf of the nearly 200 national, state and local consumer, employee,

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Waters Amendment Letter

House Financial Services Committee 2129 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 October 20, 2009 Dear Chairman Frank, Ranking Member Bachus, and Members of the Committee, On behalf of the nearly 200 national, state and local consumer, employee, investor, community and civil rights organizations of

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Realtor Exemption Letter

October 13, 2009 The Honorable Barney Frank Chairman Committee on Financial Services United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Re: Realtor Exemption in H.R. 3126 Consumer Financial Protection Agency Dear Chairman Frank: Thank you for your leadership in advancing legislation to create a much-needed

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Coalition Letter to Rep. Frank

October 8, 2009 The Honorable Barney Frank Chairman Committee on Financial Services United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Re: School Loan Exemption in H.R. 3126 Consumer Financial Protection Agency Dear Chairman Frank: Thank you for your leadership in advancing legislation to create a

Coalition Urges Congress to Take on Big Banks and Protect Consumers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Doug Gordon, 202-822-5200 DATE: October 7, 2009 Americans for Financial Reform: Congress Needs To Take On Big Banks, Protect Consumers Draft Legislative Language On Derivatives Is Not Enough; All Transaction Need to Be Transparent Washington, DC – Americans for Financial Reform