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Jim Puzzanghera

Jim Puzzanghera writes about business and economic issues from the Times’ Washington, D.C., bureau. He joined The Times in 2006 and won the paper’s Editor’s Award in 2009 for coverage of the financial crisis. He has worked in the nation’s capital since 1998 and is a two-time National Press Club award winner for Washington coverage. A Northwestern University graduate, he previously worked for the San Jose Mercury News, Newsday and the St. Petersburg Times.
CFPB's Mick Mulvaney gives lobbying advice to bankers, further infuriating consumer advocates

The nation’s acting consumer financial watchdog delivered some good news and lobbying advice this week to the bankers he regulates: He would like to cut off public access to a database of consumer complaints and suggested the industry donate to lawmakers to convince them to weaken his agency’s au...

CFPB's Mick Mulvaney gives lobbying advice to bankers, further infuriating consumer advocates

Mick Mulvaney, the man President Trump made the nation’s interim consumer financial watchdog, said he would like to cut off public access to a database of consumer complaints and suggested bankers donate to lawmakers to convince them to weaken his agency’s authority.

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