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House passes Waters’ CFPB bill

The U.S. House has passed a bill authored by Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) aimed at undoing many of the changes made at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau by former acting director Mick Mulvaney.Read more

Kraninger names deputy director, COO

Brian Johnson was named deputy director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau yesterday. Kate Fulton will serve as chief operating officer, and Director Kathy Kraninger announced several other new hires.Read more

CFPB settles with student loan servicer

CES agreed to pay a fine of $3.9 million for irregularities in its business operations as well as adjust the principal balances of the affected loans and make restitution to borrowers who paid off loans with an incorrect balance.Read more