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Call Congress toll-free at 866-544-7573!

Here’s what’s on deck today, June 23, in the financial reform Conference Committee. Today the conference committee is considering the “Volcker Rule” to ensure that banks do not make risky proprietary bets with taxpayer-backed deposit funds, or invest in risky  private equity or hedge funds.

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Press Coverage of AFR’s Launch

Press coverage of AFR launch 18 June 2009 The Hill Lobbyists dig in as Obama pushes financial overhaul By Silla Brush Posted: 06/16/09 07:27 PM [ET]–lobby/lobbyists-dig-in-as-obama-pushes-financial-overhaul-2009-06-16.html The Obama administration on Wednesday will unveil its wide-ranging proposal to remake the financial regulatory system, but lobbyists across

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Americans for Financial Reform Launch Campaign to Clean Up Wall Street, Protect Your Pocketbook

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                DATE:  June 16, 2009 Major Community Organizations and Lenders, Advocates for Financial Fairness, Working Families and More Launch Campaign to Clean Up Wall Street, Protect Your Pocketbook Broad Coalition Will Battle Big Banking, Win Real Reform Listen to Audio of the Call

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First Field Hearing Organized by NPA with Federal Reserve

Click on the link to see some tv footage from the first field hearing that NPA organized with the Federal Reserve. This was from Richmond, California. There are 9 more hearings they will be organizing between now and September and welcome other organizations to join with them.



Accountability, Fairness and Security

For too long, the rules of Wall Street have been written by the bankers themselves. This year, that has to change. Americans for Financial Reform is a coalition of nearly 200 national, state and local consumer, labor, retiree, investor, community and civil rights organizations that