Senate committee advances Kraninger

Kathleen Kraninger is one step closer to leading the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau after a close vote by the Senate Banking Committee. The committee’s 13 Republicans all voted in favor of the controversial nominee, who is currently a staffer at the Office of Management and Budget, and its 12 Democrats all voted against Kraninger.

Published August 2018

Trump nominates OMB’s Kraninger to lead CFPB

President Donald Trump nominated an Office of Management and Budget staffer to replace Mick Mulvaney as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on June 18. Kathy Kraninger, an associate director of the OMB under Mulvaney, received the presidential nod to permanently replace Mulvaney at the CFPB.

Published June 2018

Trump signs reg relief bill

President Donald Trump signed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (S.2155), which eases some Dodd-Frank Act requirements, into law on May 24.

Published May 2018

Senate considering several bills to reform CFPB

The bills recently considered by the Senate range from Sen. Mike Crapo's (R-Idaho) already-passed and House-bound Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act to Sen. Ted Cruz' (R-Texas) Repeal CFPB Act, which does precisely what its label says.

Published April 2018

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