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Statement of National Consumer Law Center Advocate in Support of The Emergency Broadband Connections Act of 2020

2020-06-29T14:20:24-05:00June 29, 2020|Categories: Media Center|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  JUNE 29, 2020 National Consumer Law Center contacts: Jan Kruse (jkruse@nclc.org) or Olivia Wein (owein@nclc.org) Washington, D.C. The National Consumer Law Center commends the leadership of U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, who joined with Senators Richard Blumenthal, Mazie Hirono, and Chuck Schumer to introduce The Emergency Broadband Connections Act of 2020, which would [...]

Affordable Broadband Service is a Racial Equity and Public Health Priority During COVID-19

2020-06-29T13:56:49-05:00June 29, 2020|Categories: NCLC Utilities & Telecom Blog|

Cross-posted with the United Church of Christ, OC, Inc. and the Leadership Conference for Civil and Human Rights By Olivia Wein, National Consumer Law Center and Cheryl Leanza, United Church of Christ, OC, Inc. If you are reading this on your smartphone or laptop, you are fortunate to have access to internet service. More than 20 [...]

Supreme Court Weakens Independence of Consumer Watchdog

2020-06-29T10:11:19-05:00June 29, 2020|Categories: Media Center|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June  29, 2020 National Consumer Law Center contact: Jan Kruse (jkruse@nclc.org) National Consumer Law Center Advocates’ Statement re: U.S. Supreme Court Decision Challenging the Structure and Constitutionality of the CFPB (Seila Law v CFPB) Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court today issued its decision in Seila Law LLC v The Consumer [...]

Advocates Decry Congress’s Failure to Protect Student Loan Borrowers and Taxpayers from School Fraud and Closures

2020-06-26T11:11:38-05:00June 26, 2020|Categories: Media Center|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 26, 2020 National Consumer Law Center contact: Jan Kruse (jkruse@nclc.org) Boston – National Consumer Law Center advocates are extremely disappointed that today Congress  failed to override President Trump’s veto of Congress’s prior bipartisan vote to protect federal student loan borrowers by striking down the Department of Education’s new borrower defense regulations. The [...]

Advocates Condemn FDIC Rule that Encourages Predatory High-Cost Loans; Call on Congress to Pass Federal 36% Interest Rate Cap Limit

2020-06-25T09:28:46-05:00June 25, 2020|Categories: Media Center, Uncategorized|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 25, 2020 Media Contacts: National Consumer Law Center: Jan Kruse (jkruse@nclc.org) Center for Responsible Lending: Matthew Kravitz (matthew.kravitz@responsiblelending.org) Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund: Diop Harris (diop@ourfinancialsecurity.org) Washington, D.C. – Consumer advocates criticized the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) for today finalizing a rule that encourages online non-bank lenders to launder [...]

CFPB Proposal Would Encourage Unaffordable Mortgage Lending and Threaten Access to Credit

2020-06-22T15:26:18-05:00June 22, 2020|Categories: Media Center|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 22, 2020 National Consumer Law Center contact: Jan Kruse (jkruse@nclc.org) Washington, D.C. – Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released two proposed rules that together will fundamentally reshape the mortgage market at a time when the market is attempting to adjust to the pandemic and recession and access to credit for communities [...]

CFPB Announces Another Pilot Program Placing Financial Companies’ Interests Before Consumers

2020-06-18T16:32:46-05:00June 18, 2020|Categories: Media Center|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 18, 2020 National Consumer Law Center contact: Jan Kruse (jkruse@nclc.org) Washington, D.C. – Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced a pilot advisory opinion program designed to provide additional protections for financial institutions at the expense of consumers. Under the CFPB pilot, itself issued without notice and comment, financial institutions are [...]

Advocates Praise Rent-a-Bank Ruling Upholding State Interest Rate Caps

2020-06-10T14:51:51-05:00June 10, 2020|Categories: Media Center|

Colorado Court Follows “Madden” Decision that Banks Can’t Assign Bank Privileges to Nonbank Lenders FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 10, 2020 National Consumer Law Center Contacts: Jan Kruse (jkruse@nclc.org) or Lauren Saunders (lsaunders@nclc.org) Washington, D.C. – Consumer advocates praised yesterday’s ruling by a Colorado court upholding the Colorado Attorney General’s claim that an online lender, Marlette Funding [...]

Advocates Praise D.C. Attorney General Suit Against Predatory High-Cost Rent-a-Bank Lender

2020-06-05T13:24:33-05:00June 5, 2020|Categories: Media Center|

Elevate charged 99% to 251% APR despite D.C.’s 6% to 24% rate cap FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 5, 2020 National Consumer Law Center Contacts: Jan Kruse (jkruse@nclc.org), Lauren Saunders (lsaunders@nclc.org) Washington, D.C. – Consumer advocates praised today’s announcement by District of Columbia (DC) Attorney General Karl Racine that he has filed a lawsuit against online lender [...]