For Immediate Release
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Consumers Demand a Strong CFPB
Conference Call - 12 pm ET Today
WASHINGTON - Americans for Financial Reform (AFR) will host a conference call with reporters and bloggers today at 12:00 PM ET to hear first-hand accounts from victims of deceptive financial products and schemes and why efforts to weaken the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are wrong for consumers.
On Wednesday, a House Financial Services subcommittee will mark-up legislation to weaken the CFPB.
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