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Rebecca Borné

Senior Policy Counsel

Rebecca Borné is senior policy counsel, focusing on research and analysis related to federal consumer law and policy, with an emphasis on payday lending and depository overdraft practices. Rebecca has testified before Senate and House committees and co-authored groundbreaking research papers on payday lending. She worked from 2008-2011 in CRL's DC office before relocating to New Haven, CT, where she is now based.

Rebecca received degrees from Louisiana State University and Yale Law School.


January 11, 2019 | By David Baumann | Credit Union Times
A new director who is likely to loosen the regulatory reins. A new House committee chair who favors stricter regulations. That’s the new reality facing the CFPB as Kathy Kraninger takes over as...
November 15, 2018
Broad Coalition has Urged Agency to Maintain Guidance That Guards Against Unaffordable Loans By Banks WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) yesterday issued a Request...
October 26, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, Mick Mulvaney announced that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) plans to move forward with gutting the agency’s rule to stop abusive payday lending and car-title...
October 18, 2018 | By Annie Lowrey | The Atlantic
Senator Kamala Harris, a California Democrat and potential 2020 presidential contender, has a Trump-size tax plan of her own. There are two other related issues the proposals would target. The...