Press Releases

December 15, 2022

ICYMI: At Hearing, Warren Warns About Crypto’s Use for Money Laundering by Rogue States, Terrorists, and Criminals

Washington, D.C. - At a hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) called out crypto’s use by terrorists, ransomware gangs, drug dealers, and rogue states to launder funds. Senator Warren's new bipartisan Digital Asset Anti-Money Laundering Act would crack on crypto money laundering by closing loopholes in the existing anti-money laundering and countering of the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) framework, bringing … Continue Reading


December 15, 2022

Warren, Braun, Lee, King Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Reduce Wasteful Pentagon Spending, Repeal Unfunded Priorities List

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), along with Senators Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Mike Lee (R-Utah.) and Angus Stanley King Jr. (I-Maine.), also a member of SASC, and U.S. Representatives Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) and Tom McClintock (R-Calif.), introduced the Streamline Pentagon Spending Act, bipartisan and bicameral legislation to repeal statutory requirements to provide unfunded priorities lists, reduce … Continue Reading


December 14, 2022

Warren, Marshall Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Crack Down on Cryptocurrency Money Laundering, Financing of Terrorists and Rogue Nations

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Roger Marshall (R-Kan.) are introducing today the Digital Asset Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2022, bipartisan legislation that would mitigate the risks that cryptocurrency and other digital assets pose to the United States’s national security by closing loopholes in the existing anti-money laundering and countering of the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) framework and bring the digital asset ecosystem into greater compliance … Continue Reading


December 14, 2022

Senators Warren, Wyden, Representatives Porter and Sherman Call Out Tax Prep Companies for Sharing of Private Taxpayer Financial Information with Meta, Google

Washington, D.C. — United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) a member of the Senate Finance Committee, and Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden, along with Representatives Katie Porter (D-Calif.) and Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) sent letters to tax preparation companies H&R Block, TaxAct, and TaxSlayer, plus big tech firms Meta, and Google, amid reports that the tax preparation companies have been secretly transmitting individual taxpayers’ sensitive financial information to … Continue Reading


December 13, 2022

Senator Warren Questions DoD on Former Google CEO’s Conflicts of Interest on Defense Advisory Boards

Washington, D.C. — United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin raising a series of questions for the Department of Defense (DoD) regarding press reports that former Google chief executive officer Eric Schmidt used his positions on defense advisory boards to further his own financial interests. Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) the Secretary of Defense is responsible for ensuring that defense advisory board members adhere … Continue Reading


December 13, 2022

Senator Warren and Senator-elect Welch Raise Concerns over Reports of Pfizer’s Planned COVID-19 Vaccine Price Hike

Washington, D.C. — United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Senator-elect Peter Welch (D-Vt.) sent a letter to Pfizer CEO Albert Bourlas, criticizing Pfizer plans to dramatically increase prices for its COVID-19 vaccine in the new year, which would make it more difficult for millions of Americans to afford the vaccine. The Senators sought information from Pfizer about the justification for the price increase, and the impact of this price increase on Americans forced to pay … Continue Reading


December 12, 2022

Warren Announces Legislation Included in National Defense Authorization Act

Washington, D.C. — Today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), announced key priorities secured in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23). “Unfortunately this year’s NDAA exceeds the President’s budget request by $45 billion when Pentagon spending is already too high. I worked hard to include important reforms in this defense bill, including stronger rules to prevent civilian … Continue Reading


December 09, 2022

Warren, Jayapal Urge CMS to Examine ACO REACH Program for Medicare Fraud

Washington D.C. - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) led a group of colleagues in sending a letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure expressing concerns about the Accountable Care Organization Realizing Equity, Access, and Community Health (ACO REACH) program, which will start on January 1, 2023 and calling for an investigation into program participants with a history of fraud … Continue Reading


December 09, 2022

Warren, Lawmakers Call for Additional Emergency Food and Shelter Program Assistance for NGOs, States, and Localities Serving Migrant Families

Washington D.C. - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) and colleagues in sending a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee urging them to include $500 million for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program’s (EFSP) humanitarian assistance program in appropriations legislation for FY 2023.“Communities and organizations are on the front-lines of assisting migrants coming to our border, and resources are being stretched thin as they take on the … Continue Reading


December 09, 2022

Warren, Toomey Unveil Bipartisan Legislation to Advance Federal Reserve Accountability, Ensure Financial Regulators Provide Ethics Information to Congress

Washington, D.C. — United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee, announced the bipartisan Financial Regulators Transparency Act, legislation that would strengthen Federal Reserve accountability and ensure that no financial regulator can withhold critical ethics-related information from Congress. The bill would subject the regional Federal Reserve Banks to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and ensure their … Continue Reading


December 08, 2022

Senators Warren and Smith Applaud Labor Department’s Proposed QPAM Rule to Curb Special Favors for Big Banks

Washington, D.C. — United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Tina Smith (D-Minn.) sent a letter to the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) in support of their new proposed amendments to the Qualified Professional Asset Manager (QPAM) Exemption, which would close loopholes that have allowed financial institutions with long records of criminal misconduct to continue managing workers’ retirements savings.“We have long been concerned that … Continue Reading


December 08, 2022

Warren, Jacobs Call Out Consulting Firms For Work On Behalf of Foreign Governments

Washington D.C. - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and U.S. Representative Sara Jacobs (D-Calif.), a member of the House Armed Services and House Foreign Affairs Committees, sent letters to five Beltway consulting firms requesting information about their work for and on behalf of foreign governments following reporting by the Washington Post revealing that, more than 500 retired U.S. military personal - including scores of generals … Continue Reading


December 08, 2022

Warren, Smith Ask Key Regulators About Banking System’s Exposure to Crypto Risks after FTX Crash

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Tina Smith (D-Minn.), members of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, sent letters to three key banking regulators: the Federal Reserve (Fed), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), raising concerns about the ties between the banking industry and crypto firms following FTX’s bankruptcy. The senators are asking each regulator how they … Continue Reading


December 07, 2022

Senator Warren and Representative Omar Call on Regulators to Improve Banking Access for Communities of Color

Washington, D.C. - Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) sent a letter to the heads of all U.S. Banking regulators calling on them to improve banking access for immigrant communities and communities of color. The lawmakers are asking the heads of the Treasury Department, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Federal Reserve, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the National Credit Union … Continue Reading


December 06, 2022

Warren, Grassley Pressure Pentagon on Retired Servicemembers Working for Foreign Governments

WASHINGTON - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) sent a letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III raising concerns about the Defense Department (DoD)’s frequent approval of high-ranking retired military members’ work for foreign governments. The senators’ concerns follow recent investigative reporting by the Washington Post detailing scores of retired U.S. servicemembers who took … Continue Reading


December 06, 2022

Warren, Jayapal Call on US Patent Office to Prevent Big Pharma's Abuse of Patent System

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) sent a letter to Kathi Vidal, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), following up on their June 2021 letter about the office’s efforts to hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for anti-competitive business practices and tackle high drug prices. “On June 30, 2021, we wrote to the USPTO… … Continue Reading


December 06, 2022

Warren Calls on Pentagon to Rein in “End-of-Year Money Grab”

Washington D.C. - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, sent a letter to Department of Defense (DoD) Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III, criticizing DoD’s most recent “unfunded priorities list,” which asked for an additional $25 billion, including $19.3 billion for inflation. The DoD’s budget asks contradict assurances Senator Warren received in October that DoD would not need blanket inflation-based policy changes. Senator … Continue Reading


December 06, 2022

Warren, Marshall, Kennedy, Call on Silvergate, Bank that Handled Bankrupt Crypto Firm FTX’s Funds, to Release All Records on Improper Transfer

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Roger Marshall (R-Kan.), and John Kennedy (R-La.) wrote to Silvergate, the bank that reportedly facilitated the transfer of FTX customer funds to Alameda Research, seeking answers about the bank’s role in the loss of billions of dollars in customer funds. “Your bank’s involvement in the transfer of FTX customer funds to Alameda reveals what appears to be an egregious failure of your bank’s responsibility to monitor for and … Continue Reading


December 05, 2022

Senator Warren, Congressman Kilmer Unveil Historic Legislation to Address Chronic Underfunding and Barriers to Sovereignty in Indian Country

Washington D.C. - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Congressman Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.) today unveiled the Honoring Promises to Native Nations Act, historic legislation to address chronic underfunding and barriers to sovereignty faced by Indian Country as a result of the federal government’s failures to meet its trust and treaty responsibilities. The legislation would hold the federal government accountable for honoring the country’s legal promises to Native peoples.In December … Continue Reading


December 02, 2022

ICYMI: At Hearing, Senator Warren Calls Out Big Bank Lobbyists for Fighting Efforts to Protect Consumers from Unfair and Discriminatory Practices

Washington, D.C. — At a hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) asked Janai Nelson, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and Marc Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, about the importance of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) authority under the Dodd-Frank Act to root out unfair practices against consumers by banks and financial institutions. … Continue Reading

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