Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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Congressional Republicans have released a draft of their plan to replace Dodd-Frank, which was passed in order to fix abuses in the financial system.

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A coalition of more than 200 business, religious, and social groups around the country want to save the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the federally funded agency that protects homeowners from financial abuse.

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Attorneys general from 17 states filed a motion to defend the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The move is intended to fill the now empty shoes of the Obama administration.

New York finalized new debt collection regulations on Wednesday, making them some of the most debtor-friendly in the country.

The state Department of Financial Services wrote and revised the new regulations with the help of both consumer advocates and debt collectors, pleasing both constituencies.