Working People Need a Strong CFPB With a Leader Who Supports Its Existence

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By Heather Slavkin Corzo, AFL-CIO The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was created after the Great Recession of 2008 wreaked havoc on the U.S. economy, causing millions of families to lose their homes to foreclosure and forcing millions of working people onto the unemployment rolls. Its...
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Mick Mulvaney’s Malarkey and Trump’s CFPB Funny Business

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By Bret Thompson, Public Citizen This week, Public Citizen joined allies in protest outside the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). These protests aim to draw attention to a controversial move by President Donald Trump to turn the operation of the organization over to his budget chief,...
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Vigil to #DefendCFPB

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By Carter Dougherty, Americans for Financial Reform Joined by Rep. Jamie Raskin, consumer advocates gathered outside the headquarters of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today to defend the mission of an agency that’s delivered $12 billion in relief to over 29 million Americans in its...
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Defend the CPP Against EPA Repeal

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By Khalil Shahyd, Natural Resources Defense Council On August 3, 2015 President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized the Clean Power Plan (CPP), an effort to combat climate change by reducing carbon pollution from existing power plants. Now, current EPA Administrator...
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