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Supreme Court Orders Restructuring of CFPB

June 29, 2020 11:45 AM
Supreme Court Orders Restructuring of CFPB

The Supreme Court has determined in a 5-4 decision that the structure of a controversial agency created in 2008 must be restructured.

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Outgoing CFPB Employee Says Agency Leadership is Undercutting Staff

August 28, 2018 4:55 PM
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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Mulvaney Asks Congress to Limit Power of CFPB

April 4, 2018 4:40 PM

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

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’

January 24, 2018 11:05 AM
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

January 8, 2018 10:23 AM
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

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

December 2, 2017 5:55 PM
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?

November 28, 2017 9:49 AM

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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Legislation Introduced to Abolish the CFPB

February 15, 2017 4:03 PM

Legislation has been introduced in Congress to eliminate the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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