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July 2014

Brown, Vitter: GAO Report Confirms Wall Street Megabanks Receive Taxpayer-funded Advantage that Widens at Times of Crisis

June 2014

Brown Statement on Sec. Lew's Announcement on Mortgage-Bond Market Reforms
Following Ohio Supreme Court Ruling on Payday Loans, Brown Calls for New Protections to Fight Back Against Predatory Lending Practices
Sen. Brown Urges SEC Chair to Stop Granting Waivers From Securities Law to Banks With Civil or Criminal Settlements or Enforcement Actions
Following Ohio Supreme Court Ruling on Payday Loans, Sen. Brown Reaffirms His Call for Consumer Panel to Protect Against Predatory Loans
Brown Presses CFPB on Efforts to Protect Ohio Families From Abusive Practices in Financial Services Industry
Senate Passes Bipartisan Collins, Brown, Johanns Insurance Regulation Legislation
Following Hearing Examining Abuses in Student Loan Servicing Industry, Brown Announces Plans For New Legislation Aimed at Preventing Families of Deceased Borrowers, Co-Signers From Being Harassed by Lenders

May 2014

Brown Statement Following Committee-Passed Housing Finance Reform Legislation
In Wake of New Proposed Rule by CFPB, Brown, Moran Call on Senate to Pass Their Bipartisan Bill to Streamline Financial Protections for Consumers
Sen. Brown Joins Colleagues to Introduce Bill Allowing Students to Refinance Existing Federal and Private Student Loans at Today's Rates

April 2014

Sens. Brown, Collins, Johanns Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Clarify Federal Reserve's Role in Regulating Insurance Companies
Brown Introduces Amendment to Housing Finance Reform that Would Keep More Americas in Their Homes While Protecting Investors
Brown, Vitter Introduce Amendments to Housing Finance Reform Aimed at Ending "Too Big to Fail" and Taxpayer-Funded Bailouts
Brown, Warren Urge Fed To Address Risks Associated With Bank Ownership Of Physical Commodities
Brown Helps Pass Provision That Will Prevent Struggling Homeowners Who Modified Mortgages Or Completed Short Sales From Being Hit With A Huge Tax Increase
Sens. Brown And Portman Win Vote To Include Extension Of Health Coverage Tax Credit For Delphi, Steel Worker Retirees In Tax Extender Bill
With Student Debt Exceeding $1 Trillion, Sen. Brown Announces Plan That Would Protect College Students From Confusing Student Loan Practices And Help Graduates With Costly Student Loans Refinance Their Debt

March 2014

Sen. Brown Chaired Hearing Examining Payday Loans And Issues Affecting "Underbanked" Americans
Brown, Vitter: New Report By Federal Reserve Bank Of New York Shows Advantages For "Too Big To Fail" Megabanks