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Caps on Consumer Loans Hurt More Than They Help

H.R. 5050, the Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act, would extend the 36 percent usury annual percentage rate (APR) cap under the 2006 Military Lending Act (MLA) to all consumers, stifling credit access for those that need it most.

February 5, 2020 — Peter Klensch 1580942176

CCAGW Urges Opposition to H.R. 4863

November 14, 2019

U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515

Dear Representative,

On behalf of the more than one million members and supporters of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), I urge you to reject vote against H.R. 4863, the United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019.

The Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank was created during the Great Depression by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1934 in an effort to encourage U.S. exports.

CCAGW Urges Opposition to H.R. 2513

October 22, 2019

U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515

Dear Representative,

On behalf of the more than one million members and supporters of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), I urge you to reject H.R. 2513, the Corporate Transparency Act.

FHFA Director Calabria is the Watchdog Taxpayers Deserve

Mark Calabria is moving FHFA in a new direction and making taxpayers his top priority.

October 16, 2019 — Peter Klensch 1571249553

Coalition Opposes Federal Reserve Intrusion into Real-Time Payment Market

CCAGW joins coalition letter to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on intervention into the real-time payment market.

Citizens Against Government Waste Releases 2019 Congressional Pig Book

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its 2019 Congressional Pig Book, the 27th edition of the group’s exposé on pork-barrel spending.

Coalition Supports Repeal of the Office of Financial Research

May 15, 2019

Dear Senators Cruz, Tillis and Cotton and Representatives Budd, Mooney and Davidson:

On behalf of the undersigned organizations, we write to express our support for your legislation to eliminate the Office of Financial Research, a duplicative and opaque agency created from Dodd-Frank and without congressional oversight.

CAGW Submits Comments to Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection on Payday Lending Rule

May 14, 2019

The Honorable Kathy Kraninger
Director
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
1700 G Street, NW
Washington, D.C., 20552

Dear Director Kraninger:

Coalition Opposes Federal Reserve's Real-Time Payment Takeover

May 1, 2019

An Open Letter to Members of Congress: Stop the Fed’s Real-Time Payment Takeover

Dear Members of Congress,

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