Consumer Protection Prevails in the House: Tell the Senate It’s Their Turn Now
Toward the close of 2009, the House of Representatives did their part to beat back the reckless practices of big banks and Wall Street. Now it’s time for the Senate to show that they care about our financial security too.
Tell the Senate we need a financial system where consumers get a fair deal and all actors are held accountable.
Thanks to your quick work, we are one step closer to establishing true accountability that would prevent corporate giants from fleecing hardworking Latino families. The House bill would establish the first and only federal agency dedicated to preventing the kinds of deceptive lending practices that have cost millions their homes and life savings: the Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA).
Big banks and credit card companies have shown us that they won’t police themselves. Their deceptive tactics have put millions of families in debt and at risk of losing their homes. They ultimately helped to usher in one of the worst recessions since the Great Depression.
Corporate lobbyists are certainly doing their best to defeat consumer protection and maintain the status quo. We need your help now. Tell your senator to stand on the side of hardworking families and prevent another financial meltdown in the future.
The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) is racing to gather 1,000 signatures to tell the Senate to support the financial security of Latino families.
Show your support by signing the petition below.