The Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights is important legislation that protects consumers and cracks down on the deceptive and unfair practices of the credit card industry.
We are once again leveling the playing field for consumers. No longer will Big Banks be allowed to profit by taking advantage of good people. I'm proud to have fought hard for these protections that begin to give working families an even break.
For too long, credit card companies took advantage of hardworking consumers with misleading, predatory practices. That's why I stood up for New Mexicans and said 'Enough is Enough' to credit card companies.
These last credit card provisions of my bill that are kicking in today finally end decades of business as usual for card companies.
The rules going into effect Sunday take important steps to protect consumers from exorbitant fees, provide better explanations of rate increases, and allow for the automatic re-evaluation of changed APR rates.
In addition to the additional jobs at Vestas, this expansion will generate construction and design jobs during the building renovation and contribute to the continued expansion of Oregon's renewable energy industry.
Those of us who value Social Security and want it to be there for future generations need to work together to protect it. We beat back the Bush privatization push in 2005, but I'm sorry to say the privatizers are back.
For 75 years, Social Security has provided older Americans with stability and security by offering a minimum level of guaranteed income to aging citizens. I am excited to celebrate this historic achievement.
Today, I am reminded of the promise we made 75 years ago - a promise of economic security and stability for Americans after a lifetime of hard work. I am proud to say that Social Security continues to deliver on that promise.