Bankruptcy

Press Releases

Testimony and Comments


Press Releases

  • Consumer Groups: Fix Bankruptcy Laws So Hundreds of Thousands of Americans Can Avoid Home Foreclosures in Subprime Mortgage Crisis, 04/12/07. (PDF)
  • CFA, Attorneys: Congress Should Give Katrina Victims Financial Relief by Delaying Severe New Bankruptcy Law, 09/07/05. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Urge House Not to Reward Abusive Lenders by Passing Bankruptcy Bill, 04/20/05. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement Regarding the Signing of the Bankruptcy Bill into Law, 04/20/05. (Read More)
  • Bankruptcy Bill on Senate Floor Will Erect Harsh New Barriers and Reward Abusive Lenders, 02/28/05. (PDF)
  • CFA: House Set To Pass Bankruptcy Bill That Will Harm Families Hit By Financial Misfortune, 03/19/03. (Read More)
  • Diverse Organizations and Unions Call on House Leaders to Reject Bankruptcy Legislation (H.R. 975), 03/03/03. (Read More)
  • Diverse Groups Call On Daschle, Hastert Not to Restrict Personal Bankruptcy at a Time of Economic Uncertainty and Corporate Scandals, 08/28/02. (PDF)
  • Credit Card Issuers Expand Marketing and Available Credit While Consumers Increasingly Say No, 08/15/02. (Read More)

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Testimony and Comments

  • Testimony of Travis Plunkett before the Senate Commerce Committee on Consumer Protections Regarding Alternatives to Bankruptcy, Including Credit Counseling and Debt Settlement, 02/26/09. (PDF)
  • CFA Joins Broad Coalition to Support S.2636, Foreclosure Prevention Act and Title IV to Allow Modification of Mortgages in Bankruptcy, 02/25/08. (PDF)
  • Statement of CFA's Allen Fishbein Regarding Bankruptcy Laws to Preserve Homeownership, 04/12/07. (PDF)
  • Consumer Group Memo for Proposed Bankruptcy Law Reform, 04/12/07. (PDF)
  • Implementation of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005, 07/26/05. (PDF)
  • Diverse Organizations and Unions Call on House Leaders to Reject Bankruptcy Legislation, 03/03/03. (PDF)
  • Broad Array of National Organizations Call on Congressional Leaders to Reject One-Sided Bankruptcy Legislation, 08/27/02. (PDF)

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