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Outgoing CFPB Employee Says Agency Leadership is Undercutting Staff

By on August 28, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Outgoing CFPB Employee Says Agency Leadership is Undercutting Staff

A federal employee at the CFPB had some harsh outgoing words in his resignation letter for the agency’s acting director.

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Federal Judge Rules That CFPB’s Structure is Unconstitutional

on June 22, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A federal judge says the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unconstitutional.

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Mulvaney Asks Congress to Limit Power of CFPB

By on April 4, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Mulvaney Asks Congress to Limit Power of CFPB

Acting Director Mick Mulvaney says that the CFPB is “far too powerful” in the agency’s semi-annual report.

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Court of Appeals Ruling Protects CFPB Director from At-Will Removal

By on February 26, 2018 in Agency News, Court Cases with 0 Comments
Court of Appeals Ruling Protects CFPB Director from At-Will Removal

An appeals court recently said that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau should act with the same degree of independence as other financial regulators.

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Mulvaney No Longer Wants CFPB to ‘Push the Envelope’

By on January 24, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Mulvaney No Longer Wants CFPB to ‘Push the Envelope’

The CFPB’s Acting Director, Mick Mulvaney, recently told employees he no longer wants to see the agency “push the envelope” as it has in the past.

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Senator Concerned About Possible ‘Burrowing In’ Situation Involving CFPB Deputy Director

By on January 8, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Senator Concerned About Possible ‘Burrowing In’ Situation Involving CFPB Deputy Director

Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) has expressed concerns about the appointment of the CFPB Deputy Director to her permanent career position.

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Attacking Federal Employee Salaries at CFPB

By on December 11, 2017 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Attacking Federal Employee Salaries at CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is one of the highest paying agencies in government. Legislation has been introduced that would change that.

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Here’s What the Turf War Over The CFPB is Really About

By on December 2, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Here’s What the Turf War Over The CFPB is Really About

The author says that the CFPB operates like a fourth branch of government even though there are only three.

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Who’s in Charge at CFPB?

By on November 28, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A hiring freeze has been announced at CFPB amidst a legal battle that has ensued over who gets to lead the agency.

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Agency Official Sues Trump Administration Over CFPB Nominee

on November 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The interim official who was named the successor to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau by its outgoing director has sued the Trump Administration over President Trump's nomination of Mick Mulvaney to lead the agency. The Justice Department has said Trump has authority to name a replacement while Leandra English, the interim official, argues the White House is prohibited from making this decision.

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