This legislation ignores the lessons of the financial crisis that cost so many Americans their jobs and homes, and pays no heed to the overwhelming majority of voters who correctly understand the need for tougher, not weaker, oversight of the financial services industry.
Letters to Congress: AFR Urges House Members to Oppose S. 2155 in Order to Preserve Financial Protections.
AFR sent a letter to members of the House of Representatives urging them to vote in opposition to the Bank Lobbyist Act.
Click to view or download PDF version of the letter. S. 2155, the “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act,” would be the first major banking bill considered by the full Senate following passage in 2010 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer