President Donald Trump’s Regulatory Accountability Act would result in more public health disasters by hamstringing federal agencies’ efforts to respond to emerging threats.
The Powerful Corporations Pushing to Unravel Protections for Consumers, Public Health, and the Environment
During the first three months of 2017, at least 72 corporations and trade associations lobbied Congress to block federal agencies from taking new action to protect consumers, the environment, and public health.
The Regulatory Accountability Act would make it nearly impossible for agencies to provide important health, safety, and consumer protections.
Congress inches closer to financial deregulation despite public desire to hold the sector accountable.
While President Donald Trump promised to lead a “worker’s party,” he has stood up for wealthy corporations—not workers—in his first 100 days in office.
President Trump and those who serve in his administration make policy that benefits themselves and special interest elites like them at the expense of ordinary Americans who placed their faith in him.
The CFPB’s proposed initiative would collect data from student loan servicers to improve student loan servicing in the best interest of students.
This column busts five myths about how business regulation, tax giveaways, competition, and the Affordable Care Act affect small businesses.
Undoing the prepaid rule would leave thousands of households in every state vulnerable to unsavory practices.
The Financial CHOICE Act would dismantle the Dodd-Frank Act, which was put in place to rein in Wall Street after the 2007–2008 financial crisis, and would put the U.S. economy—and the American taxpayer—on a path toward similar devastation.
This fact sheet summarizes CAP's analysis of the Financial CHOICE Act, which would dismantle the Dodd-Frank Act, putting the U.S. economy—and the American taxpayer—on a path toward devastation.
CAP Director of Consumer Finance Joe Valenti testified before the Nevada Senate Committee on Commerce, Labor and Energy on conflicted financial advice.
Contrary to conservative arguments, the 2008 housing crisis was caused by unregulated and loosely regulated private financial entities—not the federal government’s support for homeownership.
The surprise resignation of Richmond Federal Reserve Bank President Jeffrey Lacker calls for an especially transparent approach to finding his successor.
The Trump administration and Congress are threatening the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s role in defending communities of color in banking.