Liz Ryan Murray

Liz Ryan Murray is the policy director for People’s Action Institute.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017
What They Want to Hide Tells You Who They Are
The Treasury Department has released their report on financial regulations they want to scrap. Spoiler alert: the Wall Street sharpies who Trump put in charge of our economy, who made fortunes on both ends of the housing collapse, think pretty much all regulations on banks, including home lenders,...
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Thursday, June 08, 2017
CHOICE Act Is a Lump of Coal in Our Stocking
“Wall Street wrote their wish list, and to Congress they’re flocking: But this Christmas in June, let’s put coal in their stocking!” Republicans in the House want make the deepest desires of Wall Street sharpies, loan sharks and big banks come true. They are poised to vote on what they call the “...
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Sunday, July 03, 2016
Swimming Against the Loan Sharks
Federal regulators have proposed new rules to rein in payday lenders, and those of us who’ve been fighting these legalized loan sharks for years are bracing for a major backlash from the industry while also pushing for tougher standards. Issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB),...
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Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Paying for Low-Wage Pollution
Imagine if a corporation set up shop in your community and immediately dumped toxic sludge in your local waterways and buried radioactive waste next to your biggest playground. You and your neighbors, I bet, would demand full compensation from that corporation to pay for the clean-up and public...
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