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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Sr, Democratic Assistant Minority Leader (Minority Whip)
Date Title
Jan. 17, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and the Hon. Charles Schumer, Senate Minority Leader - Blumenthal, Murphy, Senators Stand Up to Protect Consumer Bureau's Independence
Jan. 17, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and the Hon. Charles Schumer, Senate Minority Leader - Blumenthal, Murphy, Senators Stand Up to Protect Consumer Bureau's Independence
Jan. 5, 2018 Letter to Makan Delrahim, Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division - Closely Scrutinize Proposed Sinclair-Tribune Merger
Jan. 3, 2018 Letter to Ajit Pai, Chairman, FCC - Closely Scrutinize Proposed Sinclair-Tribune Merger
Dec. 4, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump, President - Nominate Aggressive Head of Consumer Watchdog
Nov. 29, 2017 Tweet - Corporate CEOs come right out and say they'll use their massive tax cuts to pay out shareholders instead of creating jobs & helping American workers. Republicans, will you believe it now?
Nov. 27, 2017 Tweet - Remember the @CFPB was the agency that fined @WellsFargo $100 million for defrauding its own customers creating phony accounts. #WallStreet hates it like the devil hates holy water.
Nov. 21, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury - Cardin, Colleagues Write Mnuchin on SEC Oil, Gas, Mining Transparency Rule
Nov. 17, 2017 Tweet - Yesterday the @FCC made it easier for big media companies to buy your local newspapers and television stations.
Nov. 1, 2017 Tweet - If you listen closely, you can hear Wells Fargo & Equifax cheering as @POTUS signs away your right to sue big financial companies for fraud.
Oct. 6, 2017 Letter to Airlines - Implement Additional Practices to Aid those Devastated by Hurricanes Maria and Irma
Oct. 5, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Scott Gottlieb, MD, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Need for Scientific Review of New Smokeless Tobacco Product
Oct. 4, 2017 Letter to Paulino do Rego Barros, Jr., Interim CEO of Equifax, Inc. - Protect Consumers by Paying Credit Freeze Fees at the Other Major Credit Reporting Agencies
Sept. 20, 2017 Durbin, Merkley, Cartwright, Cohen Introduce Bicameral Bill To Crack Down On Predatory Lending Practices
Sept. 20, 2017 Senators Gillibrand And Durbin Introduce Legislation To Curtail Excessive CEO Pay, Close Tax Loopholes That Force Taxpayers To Subsidize Massive CEO Compensation
Sept. 15, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Reserve Rollback of Student Loan Borrower Protections
Sept. 14, 2017 Klobuchar, Senators Introduce Legislation to Modernize Antitrust Enforcement
Sept. 12, 2017 Letter to Mr. Richard F. Smith, CEO of Equifax, Inc. - End Use Of Consumer-Harming Forced Arbitration Clauses
Sept. 11, 2017 Letter to Richard Smith, CEO of Equifax - End Use of Consumer-Harming Forced Arbitration Clauses
Aug. 8, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Secretary Steven Mnuchin - Stop Corporate Inversions
Aug. 7, 2017 Letter to Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Senators Push to Stop Trump Administration From Ending Protections for Nursing Home Residents
Aug. 3, 2017 Wyden, Booker, Durbin Urge Consumer Protection Agency to Bring Transparency to Small Business Lending for Women and Minority Entrepreneurs
Aug. 3, 2017 Wyden, Booker, Durbin Urge Consumer Protection Agency to Bring Transparency to Small Business Lending for Women and Minority Entrepreneurs
Aug. 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Richard Cordray, Director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Urge Consumer Protection Agency to Bring Transparency to Small Business Lending for Women and Minority Entrepreneurs
Aug. 2, 2017 Durbin Introduces Bill To End Cuba Embargo And Establish Normal Trade Relations
July 26, 2017 Durbin, Reed, And Brown Introduce Bills To Stop Corporate Inversions & Put Money Back Into The Pockets Of Working-Class Families
July 26, 2017 Durbin, Reed, And DeLauro Introduce American Business For American Companies Act
July 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Robert Lighthizer, United States Trade Representative - Cut Red Tape, Level Playing Field for Small Businesses Selling Overseas
July 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Robert Lighthizer, United States Trade Representative - Cut Red Tape, Level Playing Field for Small Businesses Selling Overseas
June 12, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of State - Keep Economic and Political Engagement in Cuba
May 9, 2017 Durbin: What Are We Waiting For To Respond To Russian Cyberattack On 2016 Election?
May 4, 2017 Durbin, Welch Statement On Committee Passage Of House Big Bank Bonanza Bill
May 1, 2017 Durbin, Madigan: In First 100 Days Trump, DeVos Get "F" On Protecting Students
April 27, 2017 Durbin, Duckworth Introduce Legislation To Address Youth Unemployment In High Poverty Areas
April 26, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Michael Piwowar, Acting Chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission - "No Legal Basis" for Halting Bipartisan Conflict Minerals Rule
April 18, 2017 Durbin, Kelly Introduce Legislation To Address Youth Unemployment In High Poverty Areas
April 11, 2017 Letter to Mr. Oscar Munoz, United Airlines CEO - United Airlines Passenger Scandal
April 7, 2017 Letter to Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Demand Fair and Consistent Treatment of Student Loan Borrowers in Public Service
April 7, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce - Strengthen Antidumping Measures & Protect American Workers
April 6, 2017 Letter to President Trump - Chinese Steel Dumping and Overcapacity
April 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy Devos, Secretary of Education - Demanding Fair and Consistent Treatment of Student Loan Borrowers in Public Service
March 31, 2017 Waters and 40 Democratic Members Unite in Their Fight to Protect the Consumer Bureau
March 31, 2017 Brown Urges Court to Preserve Consumer Watchdog's Independence
March 30, 2017 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Veto S.J. Res. 34, Rescinding Federal Communications Commission Broadband Privacy Rules
March 29, 2017 Cornyn, Cardin Lead Bipartisan Group to Affirm Strategic U.S.-Mexico Partnership in Resolution
March 21, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Michael Piwowar, Acting Chair of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission - Oppose Any Delay in the Full Implementation of the Securities and Exchange Commission's CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule
Feb. 23, 2017 Letter to Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Guard Against Potential Conflicts of Interest
Feb. 16, 2017 Letter to the President - Do NOT Remove Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Cordray
Feb. 16, 2017 Letter to the President - Do NOT Remove Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Cordray
Feb. 9, 2017 Durbin Statement On Reports Of Conflict Minerals Executive Order
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