Items Tagged with 'Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection'

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  • It's official: Senate approves Kathy Kraninger to serve as next CFPB director

    Trump's nominee set to take over for Mick Mulvaney
    Long the target of Republican ire, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will soon be run by the Republican president's handpicked choice. In what amounted to an anticlimactic vote in a nearly empty Senate chamber, the Senate, voting along party lines, voted Thursday to approve Kathy Kraninger as the next director of the CFPB.
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  • Senate votes to advance Kathy Kraninger as next CFPB director

    Kraninger's confirmation nearly complete
    Voting along party lines, the Senate voted Thursday to close the debate and move forward with the nomination of Kathy Kraninger to serve as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The procedural vote sets up an official confirmation vote, which should occur in the next few days.
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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Senate set to vote on Trump’s CFPB nominee

    Plus Amazon HQ2 killing affordable housing? And thoughts on "Monopoly for Millennials"
    Last week, the biggest groups in housing called on the Senate to bring Kathy Kraninger's nomination to run the CFPB to a vote. And it looks like they're about to get their wish. Plus, did Amazon's HQ2 move kill more than 1,000 units of affordable housing? And, Monopoly for Millennials. Yes, it's real. And it's spectacular.
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  • Housing industry pushes Senate to confirm Kathy Kraninger as next CFPB director

    NAR, MBA, NAHB, NMHC, others throw support behind Trump nominee
    Under Mick Mulvaney, the CFPB (or BCFP, depending on who you ask) has taken a much gentler approach toward the financial services industry. That tactic is likely to continue if the Trump administration’s choice as a permanent director, Kathy Kraninger, is ever confirmed by the Senate. And that’s just what the housing industry is now loudly calling for.
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  • CFPB opening southeast regional office in Atlanta

    Bureau already has regional offices in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which already has regional offices in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco, is planning to open up a southeast regional office in Atlanta. The bureau is not actually establishing a new regional office in Atlanta. Rather, it’s relocating one.
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  • Mulvaney appoints Brian Johnson to CFPB acting deputy director

    Appointment follows Leandra English's resignation
    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Acting Director Mick Mulvaney announced Monday that Brian Johnson, who served as principal policy director, will replace Leandra English as acting deputy director. Mulvaney says, "his steady character, work ethic and commitment to free markets and consumer choice make him exactly what our country needs at this agency."
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  • Mick Mulvaney: Changing CFPB’s name sends a message

    Changes signs to BCFP at the bureau
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or should we say Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, took the next step in its name change by putting up "BCFP" signage at the agency’s headquarters. Acting Director Mick Mulvaney explained this name change is a small but visible way to send a message.
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  • Mick Mulvaney and the long, slow death of the CFPB

    Long live the BCFP?
    [Commentary] The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is dead. Did you know that? No, the agency that everyone in the financial services industry loves to hate isn’t totally gone, at least not yet… but the CFPB as you knew it is dead. The bureau’s cause of death? Mick Mulvaney.
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  • Is the CFPB considering a name change?

    And what else is changing at the bureau
    During his formal correspondence, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Acting Director Mick Mulvaney has begun calling the agency the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Is this the first sign of a name-change in the near future?
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