View or download a PDF version of the letter here. April 12, 2018 Dear Representative: On behalf of Americans for Financial Reform, we are writing to urge you to vote against HR 4790, which is being considered on the House floor this week. This bill
Letter to Congress: AFR Opposes A Dozen Deregulatory Bills Under Consideration at a House Financial Services Committee Markup
AFR sent a letter to the House Financial Services Committee opposing a dozen bills that would deregulate banks and strip away consumer and investor protections.
Letter to Congress: AFR urges opposition to HR 3312 — a deregulatory gift to the largest banks in the country.
“H.R. 3312 dramatically restricts oversight of some of the largest banks in the country, increasing risks to regional economies and to financial stability, and therefore to the prosperity of families and communities.”
AFR sent a letter urging Senators to reject S 2155, which contains some two dozen deregulatory gifts to bank lobbyists and only minimal consumer benefits AFR Opposition Letter to S 2155
Letter to Congress: AFR Opposes A Dozen Deregulatory Bills in House Financial Services Committee Markup
AFR sent a letter opposing a dozen different deregulatory bills being marked up by the House Financial Services Committee. AFR Letter Re HFSC 11-14 Markup
AFR sent an opposition letter to HR 2148, which would have put loopholes in new rules designed to ensure that banks did not make excessively risky commercial real estate loans. HR 2148 Oppo letter
AFR sent the letter below to the House Financial Services Committee urging them to reject nineteen deregulatory bills. AFR Letter Re HFSC 10-11 Markup
The Senate should reject the Trump nominees for vice-chair of the Federal Reserve Board, Randal Quarles, and the Comptroller of the Currency, Joseph Otting.
“On behalf of Americans for Financial Reform, we are writing to express our opposition to H.R. 3312, the “Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2017.” This legislation is a gift to some of the largest banks in the country. The cumbersome regulatory process laid out
“…The essence of SoFi’s application is a request to seek the benefits of federal deposit insurance without subjecting SoFi itself or its private equity owners to the well-founded requirements for bank holding companies. The FDIC should not approve the application to facilitate this regulatory arbitrage. …If its application is granted, SoFi will be the first new ILC to secure deposit insurance in over a decade. That will send a clear signal to the marketplace that the FDIC intends once again to approve ILC deposit insurance applications. FDIC should not grant SoFi’s application and allow the ILC loophole to be revived.”