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Allied Progress Reacts to the $60 Million NY AG Debt Collection Settlement
CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger and her team need to look at the logo on their wall and remember that they work for consumers first, not the debt collection industry.
FLASHBACK: Trump Labor Pick Eugene Scalia Argued Companies Shouldn’t Necessarily Bear Legal Responsibility for Bosses Who Sexually Assault or Threaten Employees
Some of Scalia’s past legal opinions reveal there was no line he was not willing to cross to shield companies from legal responsibility, even to argue that workplace protections against sexual harassment and assault put too much onus on company leadership.
Allied Progress Has Suggestions for CFPB Director Kraninger As She Reevaluates Exam Process
Reaction from Derek Martin, director of consumer watchdog group Allied Progress: “While she’s looking under the hood for ways to make examinations easier on industry, perhaps Director Kraninger will consider reinstating the Military Lending Act as a part of supervisory exams, which 33 state Attorneys General have asked her to do. Kraninger may think it’s the CFPB’s…
Anti-Worker Eugene Scalia Has No Business Leading the Labor Department
Trump once again wants a federal agency run by an enemy of its mission.
As MegaBanks Post Massive Profits (Again), Everyday Americans Are Falling Behind
The biggest banks in America in the black by billions of dollars despite the Trump administration’s claims “overregulation” is impeding industry success.
Allied Progress Launches Campaign Against the Trump-Kraninger CFPB Debt Collection Spam Plan
Mobile Billboard to Circle Debt Collector Trade Association Annual Conference New Digital Ad Revisits Trump’s Boast “I’m the King of Debt” New Report Spotlights Deceptive and Abusive Practices of Debt Collection Companies Poised to Gain Under the CFPB Proposal View Them All at www.ProfilesInHarassment.org Washington D.C. – As the public comment period deadline nears on the Trump-Kraninger CFPB proposal to…
Bipartisan Consensus: Acosta Failed To Put Epstein Issue To Rest; He Needs To Go
Washington D.C. (July 11, 2019) — Pressure continues to mount for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to step aside, and it’s clear his disastrous news conference did little to clear the air surrounding his involvement in the Epstein plea deal. As Allied Progress begins its week-long ad campaign calling for Acosta’s resignation, critics across the spectrum agree:…
Alex Acosta Announces Resignation, But His Enabler Still Sits In The Oval Office
In the wake of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta announcing his resignation, we’re asking the question many Americans are asking: How did we possibly get to this point?
New Report: Secretary DeVos Stacked The Education Department With Execs From Shady For-Profit Colleges That Cheat Student Borrowers
No Mystery Why DeVos Is Proposing to Weaken College Accreditation Standards to the Benefit of the For-Profit Industry Read the Report at www.StackedDeck.org Washington D.C. – On the eve of the public comment deadline for the Trump-DeVos Education Department’s proposal to loosen college accreditation standards, consumer advocacy group Allied Progress released a new report on how Secretary Betsy DeVos has filled…
Allied Progress Launches New Ad Campaign Demanding Secretary Acosta’s Resignation
Ad Highlights Acosta’s Testimony That He Considers His Handling of the Epstein Case a “Point of Pride” Watch ‘Point of Pride’ Washington D.C. – As Labor Secretary Acosta wraps up a combative and desperate press conference in which he once again failed to take any responsibility or offer remorse for allowing an alleged child sex predator…