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  • April 18, 2018
    WASHINGTON - The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) submitted a letter to the Senate Commerce Committee thanking committee members for their work to stop abusive robocalls. The letter also expresses the retail banking industry’s commitment to working with legislators and regulators to protect consumers from illegal calls, while clarifying the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) guidance to...
  • April 18, 2018
    WASHINGTON - Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed a Congressional Review Act Resolution (S.J. Res. 57) to repeal the CFPB’s 2013 Auto Bulletin: “CBA member banks are strongly committed to ensuring fair lending policies and practices while fulfilling consumers’ financial needs. For that reason it is critical to have...
  • April 11, 2018
    WASHINGTON - Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after House Speaker Paul Ryan announced he would retire following his current term: "Speaker Ryan is a visionary leader for not just his party but also for the entire Congress. He has spent his entire career - both as a Member of Congress and staffer before that - doing his homework, tackling...
  • April 9, 2018
    WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) submitted comments to the House Financial Services Committee and the Senate Banking Committee in advance of hearings on the semi-annual report from Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Acting Director Mick Mulvaney. “CBA supports Acting Director Mick Mulvaney’s goal of bringing greater accountability to the agency. It is crucial that...
  • April 3, 2018
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the Department of Treasury issued its memorandum and recommended changes on the Community Reinvestment Act: “We welcome the Department of Treasury’s recommendations for modernizing a decades old law, last revised when mobile phones and digital technologies were in their infancy. The...
  • April 2, 2018
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement in response to the release of the CFPB’s Semi-Annual Report, which includes recommended statutory changes to the CFPB by Acting Director Mick Mulvaney: “We appreciate Acting CFPB Director Mick Mulvaney’s goal of bringing greater accountability to the Bureau. We look forward to hearing...
  • March 16, 2018
    WASHINGTON – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), issued the below statement following the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit’s decision in CBA’s Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) case against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), ACA International v. FCC : “The Court’s ruling is good news for American consumers. For too long, access to...
  • March 14, 2018
    Orlando, Florida (March 14, 2017) – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) today presented the eighth annual Joe Belew Award to Discover Bank for its Bank on Wheels program and PNC Bank for its Community Connections Center. This year, the award honors CBA member banks with the most innovative and impactful program serving underbanked and unbanked consumers. The winners were selected by CBA’s...
  • March 14, 2018
    WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association today strongly endorsed legislation, H.R. 5266, introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives establishing a Senate-confirmed, bipartisan commission at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The bipartisan legislation was introduced by Representatives Dennis Ross (R-Fla.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) and cosponsored by Representatives...
  • March 14, 2018
    WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the Senate overwhelmingly passed S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act: “This is a good, commonsense bill deserving of the bipartisan support it received and the House of Representatives should begin their consideration as soon as possible. “CBA and...

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