Take Action to Stop the Bank Lobbyist Act

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By Craig Sandler, Public Citizen Right now, there’s a snake slithering through the grass outside of the House of Representatives: It’s a bill that passed the U.S. Senate last month. And the House has the power to either kill the snake or make its venom even more dangerous. The bill,...
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The U.S. Chamber’s Plans to Defang the CFPB

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By Craig Sandler, Public Citizen The U.S. Chamber of Commerce really, really does not like the idea of an independent and effective Consumer Financial Protection bureau (CFPB). That’s the key takeaway from its recently-released CFPB “reform” agenda. The agenda’s preamble claims that t...
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The American People’s Ability to Access Justice Through the Courts Is Under Attack

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By Partice Simms, Earthjustice The courts have proven to be a powerful check against President Trump, dealing his administration numerous high-profile losses since he took office. Thanks in part to Earthjustice’s work, Trump is now painfully aware that even the president is accountable to the...
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At House Judiciary Hearing, CPR’s Hammond Calls Out Efforts to Rig Environmental Review Process

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By James Goodwin, Center for Progressive Reform This morning, CPR Member Scholar and George Washington University Law Professor Emily Hammond is set to testifybefore the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law at a hearing that will...
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Managing Low and Volatile Ag Price Farmer Anxiety? The CFTC Goes to the Heartland

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By Steve Suppan, Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) co-hosted, with Kansas State University, its first conference on agricultural derivatives contracts outside of Washington, DC, April 5-6 in Kansas City. A meeting of the Agricultural...
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