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Menendez OBS

U.S Senator Robert Menendez 528 Senate Hart Office Building Washington, DC 20515 March 22, 2010 Dear Senator Menendez, The over 200 consumer, employee, investor, community and civil rights groups who are members of Americans for Financial Reform (AFR) write to express our strong support for

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Huffington Post: The Real Price of Proprietary Trading

James Crotty, Gerald Epstein, and Iren Levina have co-authored an article regarding financial reform, the “Volcker Rule,” and the real cost of propriety trading.  Here is the introduction to the article: President Obama’s endorsement of the “Volcker Rule” — a set of proposals designed to

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AFR Strongly Supports an Independent CFPA

AFR sent the following letter to Chairman Dodd and other members of the Senate Banking Committee on February 19, 2010: The Honorable Christopher Dodd Chairman Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Chairman Dodd: The undersigned consumer, civil rights, labor and community