Press Releases

February 13, 2013

Reed, Brown, Warren Demand an Up or Down Vote on CFPB Director

WASHINGTON, DC - In an effort to protect consumers and crack down on financial fraud and abuse, U.S. Senators Jack Reed (D-RI), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) today called on Republicans to end unprecedented obstruction and allow an up or down vote on Richard Cordray's nomination to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Reed, Brown, and Warren, who are members of the Banking Committee, said that confirming a CFPB director will help consumers and strengthen … Continue Reading


January 31, 2013

Warren and Cummings Launch Joint Investigation of Settlement Ending Independent Foreclosure Review Process

Washington, D.C. (Jan. 31, 2013) -- Today, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) sent a letter to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry seeking documents relating to their recent settlement with mortgage servicers that ended the Independent Foreclosure Review (IFR) process. "We believe that public confidence in the settlement - the confidence necessary to speed recovery of the housing markets - will exist only if the … Continue Reading


January 24, 2013

Statement from Sen Elizabeth Warren on re-nomination of Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

"I am very pleased that the President has decided to re-nominate Rich Cordray as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. I worked with Rich to set up the agency and believe he is a strong leader with a proven track record of fighting for consumers and pushing for a level playing field between big banks and smaller financial institutions like community banks and credit unions. The CFPB has had an extraordinary first year and a half - holding credit card companies … Continue Reading


January 09, 2013

Inauguration Ticket Inquiries

Senator Kerry and Senator Warren will be holding a ticket lottery for Massachusetts residents interested in attending the Presidential Inauguration in Washington, DC on Monday, January 21, 2013. Residents should email kerry_warren-inauguraltickets@kerry.senate.gov with their mailing address, telephone number, and the number of tickets they are requesting. Senator Kerry and Senator Warren's offices will notify lottery ticket recipients by Friday, January … Continue Reading

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