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  • December 9, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (December 9, 2015) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to the House Financial Services Committee’s passage of the Data Security Act of 2015 (H.R. 2205), sponsored by Representatives Randy Neugebauer (R-TX) and John Carney (D-DE), by a vote of 46-9: “Consumers win when the entire payment system...
  • November 10, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (November 10, 2015) – In honor of the service and sacrifice our nation’s active duty service members, veterans and their families, the retail banking industry has committed to a number of programs to help them as they continue their missions or transition to civilian life. These programs include job training and hiring, small business funding, affordable housing, and financial...
  • October 27, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (October 27, 2015) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to the Department of Education’s announcement of two final regulations today: “CBA member banks are committed to helping America’s students succeed and have long supported clear disclosure and transparency in banking. While we are still...
  • October 27, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (October 27, 2015) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to the Senate passage of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA), S.754: “We are encouraged the Senate has taken this initial step to make consumers safer, but still there is work to be done. Information sharing is an important...
  • October 7, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (October 7, 2015) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) announcement at today’s arbitration field hearing in Denver, Colorado: “Arbitration has provided consumers the benefits of quick and easy access to an affordable dispute resolution option...
  • October 1, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (October 1, 2015) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to a Department of Education report about federal and private student loans: “With nearly 98 percent of private student loans being successfully repaid and tuition prices having risen 1,120% since 1978, we encourage the Department of...
  • September 30, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (September 30, 2015) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to the bipartisan passage of the Financial Product Safety Commission Act of 2015 (H.R. 1266) out of the House Financial Services Committee by a vote of 35 to 24: “I commend Chairman Neugebauer, the House Republicans, and Reps. Kyrsten...
  • September 29, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (September 29, 2015) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) report about federal and private student loan servicing : “Though just seven percent of the market, private student borrowers have real options and are provided arguably the strongest...
  • September 28, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (September 28, 2015) – The American Bankers Association (ABA), American Land Title Association (ALTA), Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), Credit Union National Association (CUNA), Financial Services Roundtable (FSR), Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), and National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) issued the following statement in support of the...
  • September 25, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (September 25, 2015) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), issued the following statement on House Speaker John Boehner’s decision to resign: “Speaker Boehner is a true patriot. He has dedicated his life in service to this country and the American people. His tireless support of freedom, enterprise, and capitalism amid a difficult political...

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