Tag Archives: Systemic Risk

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AFR Supports H.R. 4173

AFR sent the following letter to Congress regarding H.R. 4173 on December 9, 2009. Download the letter as a PDF. Dear Representative: The undersigned organizations strongly urge you to support H.R. 4173, the “Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009,” when it comes

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Miller-Moore Amendment Letter of Support

U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C.  20515 December 7, 2009 Re: Support Rep. Miller-Moore Amendment Dear Representative, As members of Americans for Financial Reform, a coalition of more than 200 consumer, employee, investor, community and civil rights groups, we write today in support of the

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Inslee GDP Amendment Letter of Support

U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C.  20515 December 7, 2009 Re: Support Rep. Inslee’s Amendment to limit Firm Liabilities to 2% of the GDP Dear Member, The over 200 consumer, employee, investor, community and civil rights groups who are member of Americans for Financial Reform

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Glass Steagall Letter of Support

United States House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 December 7, 2009 Re: Support the Hinchey-Inslee-Conyers-DeFazio-Tierney Amendment to restore Glass-Steagall Protections Dear Member, The over 200 consumer, employee, investor, community and civil rights groups who are member of Americans for Financial Reform write you today to

AFR Poses Questions for Fed Chief Ben Bernanke

Press Release CONTACT: Doug Gordon, (202) 822-5200 x237 LEADING FINANCIAL REFORM COALITION POSES QUESTIONS FOR FED CHIEF BERNANKE Continued Bank Control of Regional Fed Banks Comes Under Fire Will “Too Big to Fail” Taxpayer Bailouts of Reckless Big Banks Remain Policy? Americans for Financial Reform

Indianapolis Chase Protests

Protesters rallied in front of Chase bank in Indianapolis on Thursday, Nov. 19 to demand the banks stop preying on the public with their excessive fees. JP Morgan Chase is among the biggest of the “too big to fail” financial institutions who were bailed out

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Sherman Amendment Letter of Support

House Financial Services Committee 2129 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, D.C.  20515 November 17, 2009 Dear Chairman Frank, Ranking Member Bachus, and Members of the Committee, As members of Americans for Financial Reform, a coalition of nearly 200 consumer, employee, investor, community and civil rights