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Congresswoman Joyce Beatty

Representing the 3rd District of Ohio

Financial Services and Consumer Protection

 

Beatty's Focus on Financial Services and Consumer Protections

As a senior Member of the Financial Services Committee and Member of the Joint Economic Committee, I am fighting to ensure an economy and financial services system that works for ALL Americans.

Highlights of Beatty Work on Financial Services and Consumer Protection

  • Co-Chair of the House Financial and Economic Literacy Caucus.
  • Authored the Financial Literacy College Education Act to establish best practices to teach financial literacy at institutions of higher education. The bill was signed into law in the 115th Congress.
  • Passed the Free Credit Scores for Consumers Act out of the Financial Services Committee to provide consumers with free access to their credit scores.
  • One of the lead Democrats on the Consumers First Act, a bill to make sure consumers’ interests are placed before the interests of corporations.
  • Leader on efforts to ensure the Treasury Department places Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.

Read more below, or please contact my office for more information concerning my work and views on Financial Services.

More on Financial Services and Consumer Protection

Aug 13, 2019 News Articles
A review of the nation’s largest banks reveals that not a single female or minority sits at the helm as CEO.
Jul 25, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman Beatty is an original cosponsor of the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act
Jul 19, 2019 News Articles
Lawmakers interrogated David Marcus, Facebook’s cryptocurrency chief, asking how the company will educate the 1.7 million unbanked customers it plans to reach.
Jul 17, 2019 Press Release
Bill will help improve consumers’ financial decision making.
Jul 12, 2019 Press Release
Diversity leads to a stronger economy and a brighter financial future for all Americans
Jul 12, 2019 News Articles
The House Financial Services Committee this week overwhelmingly voted to send a bill aimed at encouraging diversity in the Federal Reserve to the House floor.
Jul 3, 2019 News Articles
Democratic lawmakers on Thursday called on the Trump administration to commit to the Treasury Departments’ original deadline to release a new $20 bill featuring activist and abolitionist Harriet Tubman.
Jul 2, 2019 News Articles
Congresswoman Beatty holds national press conference on steps of Department of Treasury in Washington, D.C.
Jul 2, 2019 News Articles
The amount of money women and minority owned firms manage among wealth managers is barely more than one percent, even though multiple studies say performance is color blind.
Jul 1, 2019 News Articles
Beatty held a news conference outside the Treasury Department late last week, just days after it was announced the department will conduct an internal investigation into why getting Tubman on the bill is being delayed.

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