FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 19, 2010
AARP Media Relations, email@example.com, 202-434-2560
AARP Disappointed at Senate’s Failure to Invoke Cloture for Financial Reform Bill
WASHINGTON – AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement in response to today’s Senate vote to invoke cloture on financial regulatory reforms:
“AARP is disappointed that the process to bring this important bill to protect millions of American consumers has been stalled. We are aware that a number of amendments to the financial reform bill are still pending, but now is the time to act in order to restore faith in an outdated and broken system.”
“Americans have watched debate over this bill linger on for months after having felt the pangs of a recession at work, at home and in their pocketbooks. AARP calls on the Senate to take swift and definitive action to move forward on a financial reform bill.”
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