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Dec 5, 2011

Rep. Maloney statement on importance of confirming Richard Cordray to lead CFPB

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), senior member of the House Financial Services Committee, today issued the following statement on the importance of Senate confirmation of Richard Cordray to lead the CFPB.

Nov 29, 2011

Maloney statement on retirement of Congressman Barney Frank

New York, NY – U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), a member of the House Financial Services Committee and the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, released the following statement today upon the announcement by Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, that he will not seek re-election in 2012.

Nov 9, 2011

Maloney: Consumer-protection Bureau’s first 100 days were great, next 100 could be even better if Cordray approved as Director

New York, NY – U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee and the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, today hailed the first hundred days in operation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), outlined the actions the CFPB has already taken to protect consumers, and urged the U.S. Senate to approve without further delay President Obama’s nominee to lead the CFPB, Richard Cordray.

Nov 3, 2011

Reps. Maloney, Frank and consumer groups hail first 100 days of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Ranking Member of the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee of the House Financial Services Committee, and Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), Ranking Member of the full House Financial Services Committee, today hailed the first 100 days of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Nov 1, 2011

Rep. Maloney statement on Bank of America's withdrawal of $5 per month debit card fee

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), senior member of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following comment upon the announcement that Bank of America is abandoning its $5 per month debit card fee.

Oct 19, 2011

Maloney hails appointment of Hubert H. “Skip” Humphrey as head of CFPB’s Office of Older Americans

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), senior member of the House Financial Services Committee and one of the authors of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act which created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), today hailed the appointment of Hubert H. “Skip” Humphrey, former Attorney General of Minnesota, and the new chief of the Office of Older Americans within the CFPB.

Aug 8, 2011

Maloney protests U.S. credit downgrade

New York, NY – U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) issued the following statement on the decision by Standard and Poor’s (S&P) to downgrade America’s credit rating.

Jul 26, 2011

Rep. Maloney’s Statement in support of President Obama's debt ceiling position

NEW YORK, NY – Following last night’s televised statements by President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) released the following statement on extending the national debt ceiling, which the U.S. Treasury Department has said is set to be reached on August 2, 2011.

Jul 21, 2011

Maloney opposes Republican CFPB bill which would “delay, defang and derail” needed consumer protections

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), ranking member of the House Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee, and a member of last year’s Dodd-Frank conference committee which created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, today opposed the Republican bill (HR 1315) which restructures the CFPB just as it opens its doors today.

Jun 10, 2011

Maloney Welcomes Elizabeth Warren to NYC

New York, NY – Last night, U.S. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney and Hunter College President Jennifer Raab welcomed Professor Elizabeth Warren, Assistant to the President and Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), to New York to discuss the CFPB and the need for strong consumer protections in the wake of the Great Recession.  Warren delivered her remarks at Hunter College’s Roosevelt House Institute for Public Policy, which stands at the location where a newly-elected president Franklin D. Roosevelt and Frances Perkins first laid out the concept that would become Social Security, widely considered to be our most important social safety net program.  

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