Americans for Financial Reform Response to American Action Forum Study on Costs of Dodd-Frank Act

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By Marcus Stanley, Policy Director, Americans for Financial Reform | Download PDF The American Action Forum has released a study claiming that the Dodd-Frank Act will reduce total U.S. economic output by $895 billion between 2016 and 2025.(1) But the study has multiple significant flaws. These...
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Net Neutrality Rules Face Threats in Congress and the Courts

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By Candace Clement, Internet Campaign Director, Free Press With a little over a month to go before the FCC’s historic Net Neutrality rules take effect, the cable and phone companies and their lobbyists are working every angle they can think of to destroy the open Internet. There are multiple...
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Notes from the Chemical Safety Board Public Meeting

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By Carli Jensen, Toxics Program Coordinator, U.S. PIRG Yesterday, I attended a public meeting of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board, or “CSB,” and this meeting couldn’t have come at a better time. The EPA has announced that they will begin working on a rule to make dangerous chemical facilities...
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Protecting Our Drinking Water Sources

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By Karen Hobbs, Senior Policy Analyst, Natural Resources Defense Council Sometime within the next month, your Senator and Representative will likely have to vote on whether to block an important initiative aimed at protecting the drinking water sources for 1 in 3 Americans. Do you know which...
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