States Gain Power to Protect Consumers from Abusive Credit Bureaus

Credit bureaus routinely fail consumers, now states can step in and fight back

Andy Spears
2 min readJun 29, 2022

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A new interpretive rule issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) gives states the authority to protect consumers from abuses of the credit reporting industry.

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Andy Spears

Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .