March 8, 2013
The Big Banks’ latest scam: working with payday lenders to intentionally overdraft customer’s account and collect millions in overdraft fees. Federal regulators can stop this — tell them to close the loophole now.
March 8, 2013
"Too Big to Jail". That's the message Attorney General Eric Holder just gave the Senate about the big banks. It's his job to prosecute criminals; he needs to get to work.
October 10, 2012
Watch the video and see how Assemblymember Felipe Fuentes (D-Los Angeles) treats bank lobbyists in comparison to his constituents.
October 10, 2012
California's Attorney General, Kamala Harris, announced a new package of bills dubbed the Homeowners Bill of Rights, a powerful step toward ending the mortgage nightmare the Big Bank's have inflicted on California's homeowners.
October 10, 2012
Yesterday, Attorney General Kamala Harris announced that she would NOT agree to the current settlement deal with the Big Banks since it is "inadequate for California." She refused to join the settlement -- despite monumental pressure from the Big Banks, as well as the Obama Administration.
October 10, 2012
UPDATE: AG Harris eventually signed onto a massively revised national settlement deal in January of 2012. Thanks to AG Harris the deal guaranteed $18 billion for California, a massive improvement over what had been initially proposed.
September 5, 2012
We helped pass a whopping 7 pieces of progressive legislation for California this year, including Election Day Voter Registration, the Homeowner Bill of Rights, a ban on Sexual Orientation Change "Therapy" for Minors, the California Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program, and Multilingual Ballot Measure Access.
July 9, 2012
UPDATE: We won! A strong Homeowner Bill of Rights was signed into law on July 11, 2012. All Democrats in the California Legislature supported it!
July 2, 2012
We did it! After four years of work, we passed the Homeowner Bill of Rights through the California Legislature. We proved that even in this age of unparalleled corporate power, a smart, creative, and relentless campaign can beat back the corporate lobbyists.
April 24, 2012
WATCH our new video exposing Asm. Felipe Fuentes (D-Los Angeles) as he sells out the middle-class to do dirty work for the Big Banks. Fuentes refuses to back the Homeowners Bill of Rights, despite 381,461 foreclosures in Los Angeles County. $112,475 in campaign donations from the mortgage industry must be very convincing.

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