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Luetkemeyer Reintroduces Legislation to End Operation Choke Point

U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) filed legislation to restore the balance between financial institutions and regulators and protect private industry from the organized bureaucratic intimidation that originated under the Obama Administration. The legislation, the Financial Institution Customer Protection Act, passed the House of Representatives in the 114th Congress. “Last Congress, […]

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What Is Driving The ‘Unbanking Of America’?

January 10, 20171:39 PM ET DAVE DAVIES, HOST: This is FRESH AIR. I’m Dave Davies, in for Terry Gross who’s off this week. If you stroll through certain neighborhoods in big cities, you’ll notice check-cashing centers, pawn shops and, in some states, payday lending stores. Our guest, Lisa Servon, says […]

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