2020-10-02 12:59:51

10 Years After Financial Reforms, Public Wants More Regulation



Sonali Kolhatkar speaks with Carter Dougherty about financial reform.

It has been more than ten years since the Obama administration signed into law the Dodd-Frank Act, a set of modest financial regulations that were meant to address the causes of the Great Recession. Since then many of the regulations have been weakened and whittled down. But a new poll finds strong public support, across the political spectrum for Wall Street to be held to account.

Read the polling results HERE.

Carter Dougherty, communications director for Americans for Financial Reform

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