AFREF joined a letter calling on President Biden to extend the payment pause on student loans.
AFREF led a letter to President Biden calling on him to adopt contracting standards to: 1) narrow the gaps between CEO and worker pay; 2) reduce wasteful spending on stock buybacks; and 3) support workers’ rights to freedom of association and collective bargaining.
“The administration’s order includes the recognition that the rapid growth of digital assets as instruments for financial speculation is creating a wide range of serious risks and harms for consumers, investors, and the public at large. It is important that the order recognizes and articulates a set of these risks, and a whole of government approach can help address the scale and scope of the potential harm. It will be important for the studies authorized by the order to generate useful data and momentum for decisive regulatory action,” said Mark Hays, senior policy analyst with AFR and Demand Progress.
Americans for Financial Reform joined ninety-five organizations and public interest leaders to send a letter calling on President-elect Joe Biden to embrace a bold and vigorous regulatory agenda to protect the public, workers and our environment, and help restore public trust in government.