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State Attorneys General Call For The Creation of CFPA

August 17, 2009
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A geographically broad and bipartisan letter sent August 17 letter to key committee chairs in the U.S. House and U.S.Senate, signals strong state support for the proposed Consumer Finance Protection Agency (CFPA). Representing states and regions throughout the nation, 24 state attorneys general said in part, "We believe an independent federal agency combined with joint enforcement by state officials is the best option for meaningful consumer protection in this area."