CFA Opposes Proposed Cutbacks in HMDA Reporting

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By Barry Zigas, Consumer Federation of America The Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) has provided invaluable information on credit flows in US communities since 1975, and a proposed rulemaking issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) would unnecessarily reduce the scope of...
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NCL Applauds USP for New and Revised Compounding Standards

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By Sally Greenberg, National Consumers League Every day, thousands of consumers in the United States—including those with rare diseases or allergies to commercially available drugs—rely on specially and individually made medicines known as compounded drugs. Compounding is critically important...
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Teamsters Stand Up for Trucker Safety at House Hearing

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By the Teamsters The trucking industry is facing numerous challenges that are jeopardizing the well-being of drivers that must be addressed to ensure highway safety is a top priority for the traveling public, a Teamster official said today. Lamont Byrd, the Teamsters’ Director of Safety and...
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Trump Administration Wants to Cut Down Forestry Protections

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By Natural Resources Defense Council The U.S. Forest Service today proposed broad revisions to the environmental review process that helps protect forests and their wildlife from activities like logging and overdevelopment. “Once again, the Trump administration is abandoning protections for our...
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