The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a powerful agency policing predatory or unfair practices. Trump hobbled it. But a court ruling allows Biden to appoint a new sheriff at the bureau.
California may be on the cusp of creating a watchdog agency. Proponents say federal regulators aren't doing their job, leaving leaving millions of Americans vulnerable during the coronavirus crisis.
On Thursday, the senator sent a scathing letter to the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the agency she helped build.
Late last week, the Department of Transportation announced it would withdraw proposed measures that would require airlines to show the full cost of booking, including baggage, at ticket purchase.
An annual study gives airlines the highest scores for quality in the 26 years the ratings have been compiled. But the ratings don't fully reflect the experience of the American air traveler.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed banning financial firms from forcing arbitration to avoid lawsuits. But industry officials say the rule will lead to frivolous legal action.
The Labor Department will draft new rules requiring retirement advisers to put consumers' best interests first. The industry warns that low-income people might lose out on financial planning advice.