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Letter to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs re. Greenspan Replacement

Prior to evaluation of the nominee to replace Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan, Consumers Union highlighted some of the many ways in which the decisions of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Board, and the leadership and views of its Chairperson, influence consumers’ well-being in the financial marketplace.