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Keith Ellison's Public Statements on Issue: Finance and Banking

Full Name: Keith Maurice Ellison
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 5, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 5
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 4 Children: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Elijah, Amirah
Birth Date: 08/04/1963
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Minneapolis, MN
Religion: Muslim
Date Title
Issue Position: Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Levels Playing Field for Consumers
Issue Position: Consumer Justice & Wall Street Reform
Aug. 9, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on the Signing of the Money Remittances Improvement Act Into Law
Aug. 1, 2014 Rep. Ellison Applauds Senate Passage of Money Remittances Improvement Act
July 31, 2014 Rep. Ellison, CPC, and Congressional Leaders Statement on President Obama's Executive Action to Protect Worker's Rights
June 24, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office - Report on Savings Bonds and Savings Vehicles
June 13, 2014 Mortgage Choice Act of 2013
May 6, 2014 Ellison, Paulsen, Duffy Applaud Passage of Money Remittances Improvement Act
May 6, 2014 Money Remittances Improvement Act of 2014
April 4, 2014 Ellison and Paulsen Reintroduce Money Remittances Improvement Act To Help Somali Families Send Money Home
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 27, 2014 Consumer Financial Protection Safety and Soundness Improvement Act of 2013
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Vice Chair Federal Reserve Board of Governors - The Future of Community Banks
Jan. 8, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair SEC Mark Wetjen, Acting Chair CFTC Martin Gruenberg, Chair FDIC Thomas Curry, Director OCC Ben Bernanke, Chair FRB - Regulators to Provide Targeted Volcker Relief to Community Banks
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman Federal Trade Commission - FTC to Review Marketing Practices of Consumer Reporting Agencies
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Arne Duncan, US Secretary of Education - Regulations to Protect Students from Unmanageable Debt and Worthless Degrees
Dec. 5, 2013 Rep. Ellison Introduces Bill to Enable Greater Investment in Small Business, Community Economic Development and Agriculture
Nov. 12, 2013 Letter to Thomas Curry, Comptroller of Currency, Chairman Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve, and Chairman Gruenberg, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation - Prevent Big Banks from Gambling with Taxpayer Money
Oct. 30, 2013 Rep. Ellison Statement on House Bills to End Protections for Consumers, Economy
Oct. 30, 2013 Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act
Oct. 29, 2013 Retail Investor Protection Act
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Acting Director Edward DeMarco, Federal Housing Finance Agency - Do Not Lower Conforming Loan Limits
Sept. 25, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: AIG's CEOs
May 17, 2013 SEC Regulatory Accountability Act
March 18, 2013 Congressman Ellison Reintroduces Common Sense Housing Investment Act To Realign The Mortgage Interest Deduction
Jan. 14, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Holder - Justice Department and Financial Institution Accountability
Sept. 21, 2012 The Wall Street Journal - Bringing 'Credit Invisibles' Out of the Dark
Sept. 17, 2012 Congressman Keith Ellison Introduces Bill Taxing Wall Street To Restore Main Street
Sept. 17, 2012 The Sacramento Bee - Robin Hood Campaign Welcomes Introduction of Robin Hood Tax Bill
Sept. 10, 2012 Reps. Renacci, Ellison Introduce Bill to Combat Credit Invisibility and Help Rebuild Credit Scores
June 29, 2012 Ellison Hails Agreement to Support America's Roads, Bridges and Students
June 7, 2012 Letter to Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives
May 29, 2012 Letter to Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Mr. Edward DeMarco, Acting Director
March 15, 2012 Letter to President Obama
March 9, 2012 Rep. Keith Ellison and Sen. Robert Menendez Call on SEC to Begin Reporting on CEO Pay
Dec. 9, 2011 Statement From Congressman Keith Ellison On Meeting With Somali Leaders And Sunrise Bank Officials
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to Mr. Raj Date, Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Oct. 27, 2011 Letter to Secretary Geithner and Members of the Financial Stability Oversight Council
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Eric Holder, United States Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner - Emergency Funds
Aug. 8, 2011 Ellison Statement on S&P Downgrade and Stock Market Prices
June 2, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Appoint Elizabeth Warren to Head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
May 11, 2011 Congressman Keith Ellison Condemns Republicans' Plot to Overturn Wall Street Reform
March 31, 2011 Ellison Stands Up for Affordable Mortgages for Working Families
Feb. 10, 2011 The Hill - Fannie, Freddie Fight Starts Fresh at Financial Services
Jan. 24, 2011 DeLauro, Colleagues Introduce Job-Creating National Infrastructure Development Bank Act
Jan. 5, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Oct. 31, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Aug. 16, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Elizabeth Warren to Consumer Finance Protection Bureau
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