Sherrod Brown

Senate Dems urge CFPB watchdog to investigate restitution practices

01/14/20

In a letter to the agency's inspector general, the 15 lawmakers pointed to specific cases where they said the bureau departed from legal standards in deciding not to require restitution.

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HUD proposes easing Obama-era fair housing rule

01/07/20

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has proposed an overhaul of an Obama-era rule meant to guide local jurisdictions in how they comply with the Fair Housing Act.

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Warren, Brown call on GAO to investigate CFPB's fair lending oversight

12/18/19

The two Democrats sent a letter “raising grave concerns about whether the bureau is fulfilling its statutory obligations.”

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Senate Democrats demand OCC's Otting testify on CRA

12/13/19

The lawmakers sent a letter to the comptroller of the currency requesting his appearance before the Senate Banking Committee after he was unable to attend a hearing last week.

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Lawmakers give wildly divergent reviews of CRA plan

12/12/19

Regulators’ sweeping proposal to reform implementation of the Community Reinvestment Act has drawn strong opinions on both sides.

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Warren, Brown object to CFPB plan to issue formal advisory opinions

12/06/19

The two Democratic senators said the bureau's policy could allow companies to circumvent consumer finance laws.

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Democrats seek assurance regulators won't weaken CRA

12/05/19

A day after House Democrats urged the banking agencies to unite behind a joint plan to update the Community Reinvestment Act, Senate Democrats worried that an impending proposal from the OCC and FDIC will reduce access to credit.

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Is it now or never for AML reform?

11/28/19

The 2020 elections and a potential new chair of the Senate Banking Committee in the next Congress could put a deadline on passage of a bill to ease a key anti-money-laundering requirement for banks.

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Sens. Warren, Brown ramp up attacks on Apple Card over bias claims

11/26/19

Democratic Senators Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown want the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to examine allegations of bias against women who applied for an Apple credit card underwritten by Goldman Sachs.

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House, Senate bills would cap all consumer loans at 36%

11/12/19

The Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act would extend Military Lending Act protections to all consumers.

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