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In an op-ed published today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services, discussed the numerous ways in which the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Consumer Bureau) continues to fight for hardworking Americans…

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Waters Statement in Opposition to Legislation to Roll Back Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
January 18, 2018
Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, gave the following floor statement in opposition to H.R. 2954, the Home Mortgage Disclosure Adjustment Act: As Prepared for Delivery Mr. Chairman, I rise today in opposition to H.R. 2954, the Home Mortgage Disclosure Adjustment Act, which would undermine efforts to monitor trends in mortgage lending, combat discriminatory and predatory lending, and ensure that consumers who reside in low- and modera... More
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Waters Opposes Republican Bill to Punish Poor Countries, Calls out Trump's Racist Remarks
January 17, 2018
Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, gave the following floor statement in opposition to the World Bank Accountability Act, a bill that would allow for cuts to funding for the International Development Association (IDA). IDA provides grants and other assistance to the world’s 77 poorest countries, which are home to more than 450 million people living in extreme poverty. As Prepared for Delivery I rise in opposition to H.R. 3326, the Wo... More
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Waters Opening Statement at Markup of 17 Bills
January 17, 2018
Today, at a House Financial Services Committee markup of 17 bills, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, gave the following opening statement: As Prepared for Delivery Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Chairman, here we are yet again marking up a large number of bills, many of which could be harmful to consumers, investors, and our economy. Once again, the slate of bills for consideration includes several measures that would roll back or weaken imp... More
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Waters Statement on Mulvaney’s Decision to Help Out Predatory Payday Lenders
January 16, 2018
Today, in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s announcement that it will reconsider the sensible and much needed rule on payday, vehicle title, and certain high-cost installment loans, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, made the following statement: “The Trump Administration has struck again as it continues efforts to roll back important protections that benefit America’s hardworking consumers. In October, under the leader... More
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Waters and Ranking Members Continue to Press Mnuchin on Trump Finances, Call for His Recusal
January 10, 2018
Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI), Vice Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, Congressman Al Green (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, and Congressman Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance, sent a le... More
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