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Federal Government Affairs
AFSA’s Federal Government Affairs Department formulates and actively advocates the financial service industry’s positions in legislative, regulatory and judicial settings. The department works with both Congress and regulatory agencies to achieve the industry’s goals.
AFSA remains at the forefront of the political debate on a number of issues that affect its member companies’ ability to offer affordable credit options to American consumers.
Are Alternative Financial Products Serving Consumers (March 26, 2014)
Soldiers as Consumers (November 20, 2013)
AFSA’s Federal Government Affairs department regularly communicates the industry’s point of view with Members of Congress and their staff, regulators, and other key administration officials through in-person meetings and correspondence. Learn about the latest developments below.
- AFSA's Statement of Fair Lending Principles (PDF)
October 8, 2015
- Joint Trade Letter in Support of HR 1737 (PDF)
June 11, 2015
AFSA members can find the most up-to-date legislative information at Congress.gov. The site includes a searchable list of bills, legislative activity, Congressional calendars, and committee information.
Need help? Contact our Federal Government Affairs staff.