Press Releases, Statement

Statement: Congressional Conservatives Cast Failed Votes to Keep Prices High

Economic Security and Corporate Power
August 12, 2022

Following passage in Congress of President Biden’s widely popular, cost-lowering, deficit-reducing, corporate greed containing Inflation Reduction Act over the objection of all Congressional conservatives, government watchdog Accountable.US released the following statement.

Press Releases, Report

Report: Private Equity Firms That Bought Up Single Family Homes Have Spent Nearly $12M Lobbying Against Affordable Housing Reforms

Economic Security and Corporate Power
June 28, 2022

Government watchdog Accountable.US released a new analysis finding several private equity and investment firms that have aggressively bought up single-family homes since the 2008 Financial Crisis have spent nearly $12 million lobbying against housing reforms that would impact their bottom lines.

Press Releases, Report

Major Banks That Abuse Overdraft Fees Gave Their CEOs Huge Raises and Have Histories of Consumer Mistreatment

Economic Security and Corporate Power
May 24, 2022

The CEOs of Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase and Bank Of America have all seen double-digit percentage pay increases and lived lavish lifestyles all while their banks reaped at least $3.76 billion from exploitive overdraft and non-sufficient funds fees in 2021 and have racked up nearly $5 billion in misconduct settlements since 2020.

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