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GOP FTC Commissioner Noah Phillips Announces Resignation

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Phillips is one of two Republican commissioners on the Federal Trade Commission. His resignation in the fall, if before the midterm elections, could lead to a divisive process for a new nominee, according to media reports. 08/09/2022 1:20 P.M. 2 minute read In the third year of his seven-year term, Noah Phillips has announced his […]

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Senate Concludes Vote-a-Rama, Passes Inflation Reduction Act

Inflation Reduction Act

 

The House is expected to return to Capitol Hill Friday to vote on the Inflation Reduction Act, which aims to expand health care and other cost savings for consumers. ACA members can read more in this summary from Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck. 08/08/2022 11:15 A.M. 4.5 minute read Editor’s Note: This article is republished with […]

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NY State Department of Financial Services Issues Best Practices for Promoting Public Service Loan Forgiveness

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A letter to federal student loan servicers includes best practices to ensure borrowers and applicants in the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program understand their options before a waiver on loan forgiveness ends in October. 08/08/2022 11:15 A.M. 2.5 minute read The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) is urging federal student loan servicers […]

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Advocacy Starts with You: ACA Provides the Resources You Need

 

How can you become an industry advocate? ACA has the tools you need to get started, including an online book highlighting ARM industry issues, video testimonials you can share, fact sheets and more. Editor’s note: This article is available for members only. 06/3/2022 11:00 A.M. 7 minute read Are you interested in connecting with federal […]

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ACA Advocacy in Action: Minnesota Governor Signs Work-From-Home Bill

 

The legislation enacts permanent remote work options for collection agencies in Minnesota effective June 1, thanks to advocacy efforts by the Great Lakes Credit and Collection Association. 05/23/2022 12:30 P.M. 5 minute read Key Takeaways The new law permits employees of collection agencies to continue working from home as it was established in the beginning of […]

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Minnesota Legislature Passes Work-From-Home Bill

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The legislation would enact permanent remote work options for collection agencies. 05/18/2022 12:45 P.M. 2 minute read Permanent remote work options for debt collectors are close to taking effect in Minnesota after the state’s House of Representatives passed SF 2922 on a near unanimous vote Tuesday and the Senate accepted the amended version on Wednesday. […]

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Legislators Introduce Bill to Reform FDIC Leadership Structure

Inflation Reduction Act

 

Members of Congress respond to power struggle between FDIC leadership with legislation to remove the Comptroller of the Currency and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director from the FDIC board. 02/10/2022 4:00 P.M. 4 minute read After a leadership conflict over Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) board members’ authority to propose actions—in this case, a […]

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