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Will Hurri-Kaine Matthew be 2016’s SuperStorm Sandy?

October 6th, 2016 Comments off

weatherfl-gascncmap-postedmanufacturedhousingindustrydailybusinessnewsmhpronewsHurricane Matthew has devastated Haiti, has hit Cuba and the Bahamas, and is barreling toward Florida, where Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency. Governors in Georgia, South and North Carolina have issued similar warnings.

What impact will the storm have on MH?  Will it have an impact on the 2016 elections?

FYI – central Florida is the base of operation for MHProNews and MHLivingNews. While the websites should not be impacted, possible power outages could impact the Daily Business News and other articles, delaying new posts.

The fallout of hurry-Kaine vs. Mike Pence VP debate continues.  Hillary Clinton is already preparing for the Sunday night debate.

Headlines from various news and commentary sources from around the web.

NewsMax CNN: Obama Hits Record 55% Approval

POLL: TRUMP +2…

NYT Gary Johnson: Moral equivalence between U.S. in Afghanistan and Assad in Syria

‘EMPIRE’ with her…

CNN Who’s worried about America’s $19 trillion debt?

BREITBART/GRAVIS POLL: JUST 36% CALL OBAMACARE SUCCESS

Hillary already in seclusion ahead of Sunday debate…

NewsMax – Trump Likely to File, Release 2015 Taxes This Month

Fallout from creepy Kaine performance continues…

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Mediaite It’s on: Megyn Kelly and Sean Hannity in war of words

NewsMax – GOP Strategists Hope Trump Learned Pence’s Debate Tactics

‘BILL A RAPIST’ SIGN DISRUPTS RALLY…

Republicans looking at ‘a dozen’ ways to block Obamacare bailout

TRUMP VOWS TO HELP ‘MILLIONS OF LATINOS TRAPPED IN POVERTY’ IN NV

EMAILS: Clinton Sought Pentagon, State Dept Contracts for Chelsea’s Friend…

There have been hurricanes for centuries before the modern era…

NBC Reporter: UN Climate Deal ‘Designed to Stop’ Hurricanes…

37 million viewers: Audience for VP debate was smallest since 2000, less than half of first presidential debate

Dems reject call to protect Internet news, talk radio from new regulations…

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Empty shelves in a Florida store, pre-Matthew. Credit Weather/Instagram.

CAT 4 BEFORE STRIKE…
RESIDENTS NOT TAKING SERIOUSLY…
AREAS ‘UNINHABITABLE FOR WEEKS OR MONTHS’…
SATELLITE… RADAR…

The next Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump 2016 presidential debate, town hall style, will be Sunday night. Yesterday’s election headline news and shorter video clips from the VP debate are linked here.  “We Provide, You Decide.” © ##

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Submitted by L. A. “Tony” Kovach to the Daily Business News, MHProNews.

Clinton, Trump Try New Lines of Attack – Daily Tracking Poll, Political Cartoons

September 30th, 2016 Comments off

hillarydonaldgoogleimages-dailybusinessnewsmhmsmDepending on which network you tune into, election related news can be starkly different. The rift in the mainstream media over how to cover the 2016 Presidential race matches the fact that trust in media has dropped near all-time lows.

The LA Times, in their highly touted unique Daily Tracking Poll shows Donald Trump’s post-debate rise continues. Note that the paper supports Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.  More polling will be out soon.

A look at headlines, some political cartoons and other news from around the web.

NY Times1,024 WAYS TO WIN WHITE HOUSE…

Heat StreetChelsea Clinton Takes Private Jet to ‘Clean Energy’ Conference…

Trump spokesman to Chuck Todd: Winning the unscientific online polls means he won the debate, man

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They said in the summer that it could be the ugliest campaign in a long, long time…on that point, many agree.

BUZZFEED Says Own Poll ‘No Longer Reflects REAL PEOPLE’ After Trump Landslide…

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Gallup: Percentage of young adults who say they’ll definitely vote craters

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As noted yesterday, it is a ‘change election year.’ While anything can happen, the Teflon Don effect seems to be holding. Does anyone still recall that billionaire George Soros has his pro-Clinton plan in place? Or that WikiLeaks stated that they will be dropping another serious revelation about Hillary Clinton soon?

Real Clear Politics – Clinton has Millennial Math Problem

WaPo, Newsmax – Report: Obama May Use Hidden Fund to Pay Off Billions in Obamacare Debts

For yesterday’s election-related video, headlines, click here. “We Provide, You Decide.” ©  ##

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L. A. ‘Tony’ Kovach is the publisher of MHProNews.com, MHLivingNews.com and MH Consultant.

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The Big First Presidential Debate – Pundits, Politicos and Instant Polls

September 27th, 2016 Comments off

latimes-potus1clintontrump-postedmanufacturedhousingindustrydailybusinessnews-mhpronewsThe first super-hyped presidential debate of the 2016 election cycle is history.  There is what the pundits say.  There is what the politicos and news junkies walked away with.  There are instant polls, which to a certain degree will reflect what their readership composition is.

Then there are the voters.

Two of the three instant polls – not scientific polls -went for Trump, one was dead even as of the time this was published.  The LA Times daily tracking poll is also listed below.

Some of the top headlines from across the spectrum – and all three of those instant polls this morning, plus content and comments from around the web – are below.


LESTER HOLT: THE THIRD DEBATER… 

 

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Disclosures. The New York Times has already endorsed Hillary Clinton. NYT has had columns that urged reporters to tilt the campaign toward Clinton. By contrast, MHProNews’ editor is pro-Trump (we don’t claim to speak for sponsors or others, who may have differing views), but we do so based upon the issues. The country is on the wrong track, and Secretary Clinton will not change the track she has followed her entire political career.

Why Trump should double down on crazy at tonight’s debate


‘Fact-checking’ becomes opinion journalism…

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Debate wrap-up: Does a draw go to the challenger?

Dick Morris on Trump at Debate: ‘He’s Coasting’

CLINTON, TRUMP BATTLE FIERCELY OVER TAXES, RACE, TERROR… 

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JUAN WILLIAMS: Trump failed to exploit the email issue

SCHIEFFER: She Didn’t Gain Any Votes Tonight… 

Trump: Quiet on Clinton Scandals Out of Respect for Chelsea

Urgent: Do You Back Trump or Hillary? Vote Here Now!

POLL: TRUMP TAKES LEAD IN ELECTORAL COLLEGE…

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FIRE!

**DRUDGE POLL** WHO WON THE FIRST PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE?

 

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TIME POLL… 

 

CNBC POLL… 

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LA Times Daily Tracking Poll (note: this isn’t an instant poll, click to see details).

What will the polls reflect by this weekend? Our pre-debate report from yesterday, at this link here.  The vice-presidential debates are a week away, and the next presidential debate is two weeks out. “We Provide, You Decide.” © We plan to bring you video clips and the full debate. ##

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First Debate May Draw 100 Million Viewers, Election Headline Coverage Rundown

September 26th, 2016 Comments off
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Hofstra University, site of the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, credit Fox.

Democratic strategist and long-time Clinton ally, adviser and supporter – Doug Schoen says, that “Change and Corruption” should be key themes in the Clinton vs Trump debate. Schoen also stated that the pundit class may read the ‘winner’ differently than what the general public does, which may not be clearly understood until later in the week.

If 8 in 10 voters watch tonight’s debate, as a recent poll suggests, that could mean that north of 100 million viewers will be tuning in. Most major networks and the cable news channels plan to carry the debate live.

Election Related Issues and Headlines from Various Media Sources

Washington, DC based The Hill: Trump vs. Clinton debate of the Century

Yahoo NewsPressure: Clinton Trump First Debate

World Tribune No Ear Mics allowed for Moderators, But What About Candidates?

NYTimes – which endorsed Secretary Clinton – Debate, Audience Size Previews

Delco Times Why Delco Thinks Trump will make America Safe Again

Fox NewsWashington Mall Suspect in Custody, Turkish Immigrant

UK Daily TelegraphShooting suspect in Custody

CNNMichelle Obama and George W. Bush Friendship

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Bloomberg Trump, Israeli PM Netanyahu discuss border fence, status of Jerusalem

Observer Why the FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton was a sham

Washington ExaminerDead People Voting?

Clinton-leaning Washington Post report: Trump heading toward victory, says Professor who correctly called races for past 30 years.

NYPost If Hillary, Dems lose race, their party will be a long time in exile

BreitbartObama’s Immigration plan cost $28 Billion already

APHigh Stakes Showdown, Clinton vs Trump

UK DailyMailShort Clinton wants special podium in debate with Trump

DC’s The HillPOTUS Obama used pseudonym in emailing with Hillary Clinton, he knew about private server

FoxClinton’s estate tax plan ‘stupid,’ could devastate

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LA Times Endorses Clinton, but warns Trump can win presidency

Previous election coverage by RC Williams, is linked here.  Once the post-debate video is available, MHProNews plans to post it. ##

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Election Coverage – 45 Days To Go – The Biggest Debate In History Looms Large – Political, Economic, Headline News

September 23rd, 2016 Comments off
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Between now and Election Day, Nov 8th, MHProNews will continue to bring busy professionals periodic ‘headline news items’ from various third party media sources, featuring issues at-a-glance in the coverage of the race for the Oval Office from other news sources.

These will focus on subjects that may influence voters, and thus the outcome of the race for the White House, as well as control of the U.S. House and Senate.

AT A GLANCE: Hillary’s 65% tax, health and “debate prep time” in focus, Trump speaks for the voiceless, hacks and polls… oh the polls.

REMINDERS: 45 days until Election Day. MHProNews plans to post video from the first debate – Monday Night’s – as soon as it’s available.

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WSJ: Hillary Clinton Proposes 65% Top Rate for Estate Tax 

DC’s The Hill – about Hill – and… Oh, Those Eyes. Clinton’s Eyes A Window Into Her Health Issues

 

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The Week: Millions of American Men Aren’t Working… Donald Trump Is The Only One Speaking For Them

 Colorado Deadlock: Q-Poll Has Race Near Even

 Trump +2 over Hillary: LATimes Daily Tracking Poll

 WAPO: Trump Once Said TV Ruined Politics. Then It Made Him A Star

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FT: The Trumpian threat to the global order

HOT AIR: Suffolk Poll Shows 7 Point Swing, Trump +1 In Florida

Daily Mail: White Staffer E-Mail Hacked, Secret Service Plans, Biden/Michelle Obama Info Leaked

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TownHall: Larry Elder – Memo to Never Trumpers – Regan Ain’t Coming Back From The Dead

Bloomberg: Obama Kept Military Out Of The Loop On Iran Cash Payments

Yahoo!: Brits Send Jets To Intercept Russian Bombers

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Kovach: Being unPC and unleashing the American Economy ##

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Clinton – ‘Why aren’t I 50 points ahead?’ Clinton gains in LA Times Poll, but Trump still leading

September 22nd, 2016 Comments off

billclintoncasetpplatimes-posteddailybusinessnews-mhpronewsContinuing our periodic series of headline news from around the web and various left-right-center news sources, leading up to the November 8, 2016 vote for the next president of the United States.

Save time here: grab your campaign news at a glance, pick the topics you want to know more about.

Wash Post, Clinton: ‘Why aren’t I 50 points ahead?’ 

Trump opposes plan for USA to cede internet oversight…

Americans ditching houses to live in vans, save money…

Polls: NBC finds Clinton up nationally, Fox News has Trump ahead in battleground states


Terrifying signs of looming housing crisis…

LA Times – Bill Clinton says the case to approve TPP trade pact is ‘clear’ (translation/meaning = Hillary plans to change her stated opposition to TPP, if she gets elected…)

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YOUNG ADULTS ‘WORN DOWN AND WORRIED ABOUT THE FUTURE’…

LIMBAUGH: Riots new normal under first black president…

BREITBART NEWS DAILY: BILL’S FAREWELL ADDRESS TO HIS SCANDAL-PLAGUED FOUNDATION

HOT AIR: GOP Rep. Trent Franks: #NeverTrump Republicans are “betraying the Constitution”

The candidate Obama’s 2007 memo on Hillary Clinton, ‘Its all about the money.’

Farrakhan to Obama: Let Trump Do Want He Wants, You Failed Inner City Blacks

Poll: 84 Percent of Working Class Whites Say Govt Doesn’t Represent Our Views

Previous report with graphs, charts, video and electoral college map:

Hillary Clinton’s Abe Lincoln Moment? Mo-Trump; POTUS 2016 News & Analysis.

Start of routine Election Headline series, linked here. “We Provide, You Decide.” © ##

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Campaign 2016 – Hillary’s 911 and Manufactured Housing

September 13th, 2016 Comments off
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Presidential campaigns often revolve around policies and personalities.  Related issues like character, health and others also arise.

Manufactured housing professionals mirror to some extent the views of the broader nation. There are Democrats, Libertarians, Independents and Republicans. Look hard enough, and a supporter of Jill Stein and her Green Party are sure to be found.

But the runways front runners are Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Democratic Party’s nominee, and her billionaire businessman and political newcomer GOP rival, Donald J. Trump.

Just a month ago, Trump was being written off by pundits in the various political camps.

But the campaign shakeup that brought strategist Kellyanne Conway and Breitbart leader Steve Bannon in has resulted in more sharply focused messages by Trump, a sound live forum with his rival performance last week and a steady narrowing of the gap. The two – prior to 9-11 – where in a statistical dead-heat.

Because of the electoral college map, the advantage still favored Clinton, who supports positions such as retaining Dodd-Frank, ObamaCare, favoring higher taxes and more regulations.

But odds-makers in London, who can legally put their money on the line, now give a 5-4 edge to Donald Trump.

Trump, as MHProNews has previously reported, favors – repeal of Dodd-Frank, wants common sense regulations, lower taxes, to protect borders and American producers – aiming to create millions of jobs through strong private sector growth.

His son, Eric Trump has direct ties to factory built housing.  The former reality-TV star has addressed the NAHB in positive and well-reviewed terms, speaking to them as fellow builders.

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The illary questions…

Rumors and speculation about Clinton’s health have dogged her for months. The near collapse on 9-11, prevented by others catching her as shown in the videos below, reveal that health – and a lack of transparency about health and other issues – are going to be campaign issues.

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There are open mentions and backroom discussions about possible backup plans for Democrats if Clinton’s campaign starts to sink.

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In what some say was a subdued response, Donald Trump has wished her a speedy recovery “I hope she gets well soon,” saying he looks forward to debating her in roughly two weeks.

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In the LATimes Daily Tracking poll, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump surged to a 3-point lead over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton on Tuesday. Trump leads Clinton 45.8% to 42.8%, the largest lead the GOP nominee has had since Aug. 31 and a 4.4% spike since Sep. 11. ##

(Editor’s note – the GOP is advancing a pro-growth agenda, see Joe Dyton’s report, linked here.)

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Hensarling files Financial CHOICE Act to replace Dodd-Frank

September 13th, 2016 Comments off
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Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) recently introduced the Financial CHOICE Act, which would serve as a Republican alternative to the Dodd-Frank Act.

This move was made because it’s believed the Democratic-backed Dodd-Frank Act has had a negative impact on the country’s economic recovery; a recovery the Financial Services Committee chair says is the weakest and slowest since at least World War II.

The goal of the Financial CHOICE Act is to put the brakes on taxpayer-funded bailouts of large financial institutions and believe banks have fallen victim to regulations that are believed to not only slow the economy, but also harm consumers. The act will also pose harsher penalties on people who commit financial fraud and hold Washington Regulators more accountable.

Since Democrats passed Dodd-Frank, Americans on Main Street have been struggling with stagnant wages, struggling to get small business loans and struggling to save for the future,” Hensarling said in a statement, which was provided to MHProNews.

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House Republicans have a better way forward. It’s called the Financial CHOICE Act and it stands for Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers and Entrepreneurs,” held Hensarling.

The Daily Business News (DBN) recently reported on how Dodd-Frank-inspired regulations have actually done more harm than good for consumers, as true costs equate to $112 and $310 per household. Most manufactured housing (MH) professionals have expressed that Dodd-Frank has harmed their business, and has harmed industry home owners and prospective MH consumers too.

Despite reports of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) reports more than $11 billion in relief for 27 million Americans, Dodd-Frank regulations have lead to a 14.5% decrease in revolving credit, per the DBN post linked here.

The Financial CHOICE Act Vision

Hensarling’s vision for the Financial CHOICE Act sees it as an opportunity to put an end to taxpayer-funded bailouts once and for all, prevent the well-connected and powerful from taking advantage of the current system and pull the “red tape” that’s intended for the big banks on Wall Street, off smaller, local banks on Main Street.

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“(The Act) requires banks to be well capitalized to prevent another financial crisis and puts in place the toughest penalties in history to protect consumers from fraud and deception,” Hensarling said in his prepared statement. “It will help grow the economy for all Americans; not just those at the top.”

The Financial CHOICE Act is also looked at as an opportunity to create jobs to level the playing field so every American Citizen has an opportunity to gain financial independence, regardless of where their starting line is in life.

That’s our plan and it’s a better way to revitalize America,” Hensarling continued.

The Financial CHOICE Act’s first details were released in June. The committee plans to meet Sept 13 to begin the debate the of proposal, consider possible amendments and vote on legislation. Appealing to the majority of the nation that feels the system is rigged, Chairman Hensarling also stated that the act “…stops the cronyism that allows the powerful and well-connected to game our system.”

If passed and signed into law, the Financial CHOICE Act would make the MHI backed and MH industry sought Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act (HR 650-S682) unnecessary.

Preserving Access passed the House last spring, but is stalled in the Senate. President Obama signaled he would veto the bill if it hit his desk.

Secretary Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee for president, has pledged to continue Dodd-Frank. Clinton has the support of powerful industry figures like Warren Buffett and prior MHI Chairman Nathan Smith. Meanwhile, GOP nominee Donald Trump has promised to repeal Dodd-Frank, asserting that it was harming business and the economy. ##

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Left, Right Agree – President Obama’s mark is on powerful U.S. Appeals Courts

August 31st, 2016 Comments off
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NOTE: if you hear sounds coming on, scroll down to the FEMA manufactured housing report, and push PAUSE on the video. Sorry, but that video only offered an autoplay function. MHProNews produced videos do not do that…Top image – Carrie Servino credit, Judicial Crisis Center, President Obama photo credit, BlackHistory, Elizabeth Wydra Constiutional Accountability Center, AJA. Photo collage arranged by MHProNews.

Elizabeth Wydra is the president of the Constitutional Accountability Center, which Wikipedia describes as a conservative judicial group.

Carrie Severino, is the chief counsel and policy director at the Judicial Crisis Network, which Wikipedia says an action center, think tank and public interest law firm that believes in an inherently progressive view of the Constitution.

With Wydra on the right, Severino on the left – both agree that President Obama’s mark has been made on the powerful U.S. Appeals Courts – as the video with legal journalist Shannon Bream from FoxNews reports, with clips from both sides of the political aisle.

While the Supreme Court may decide 70 to 80 cases a year, the appeals courts rule on hundreds, many of which never make it to the highest court, which gives them tremendous power.

When Obama took office, only three appellate courts had more Democrat-appointed judges than Republican-appointed judges. Now, nine of the 13 circuits do,” states Bream.

So while a considerable level of discussion has taken place during the current election cycle about a potential for Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump to make 2, 3 or perhaps 4 Supreme Court picks, the impact of these appeals court judges is not to be overlooked.  Many business related cases are and will be decided by the courts.

So left and right agree on this; the judicial impact on the lives of professionals and all Americans is going to have a lasting impact, based upon the results of the November 8 elections. ##

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(Editor’s Note: Matthew Silver is taking some much needed and well-earned time off, and L. A. “Tony” Kovach will be helping fill the Daily Business News role in the interim.)

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Dodd-Frank Inspired Regulations Harming the Poor at Bank and Check-out Counters

August 22nd, 2016 Comments off

Dodd_Frank___bloombergbusinessweek___credit postedDailyBusinessNews-MHProNewsWhile Sen. Elizabeth Warren(D-Mass.) sings the praises of the six-year-old Dodd-Frank Act, saying, “If a bank screws up, you have someone to call so you don’t get stuck with the bill,”

in fact, consumers get stuck with the bill whether a bank makes mistakes or not.

The American Action Forum, according to what theblaze tells MHProNews, reports the true costs equate to $112 per individual and $310 per household, a direct result of expanded powers from new regulatory agencies, costs that stem from compliance alone. Based on this data, the Forum estimates the regulations have resulted in consumers and businesses spending 74 hours on paperwork with an impact of $36 billion.

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has said Dodd-Frank and its offspring, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), has provided “over $11 billion in relief for more than 27 million hardworking Americans,” but in fact, regulations have led to a 14.5 percent decrease in revolving credit.

Under the Durbin amendment, as added to the Dodd-Frank legislation, the Federal Reserve has limited the amount that banks with over $10 billion in assets can charge merchants for debit card purchases (“swipe fees”) to 21-23 cents per event.

Prior to the Durbin amendment merchants would charge one percent per transaction to cushion against the risks of fraud or overdrafts by consumers, and the average swipe fee was $0.44 per transaction. The thinking was consumers would save at the checkout counter by cutting the swipe fee in half. However, a study by the Richmond Federal Reserve reveals big-box retailers did not pass on the savings.

Additionally, the Boston Federal Reserve reports the Durbin amendment has cost large banks at least $14 billion a year or more in order to make up for lost revenue and riskier retail transactions, resulting in higher ATM and overdraft fees, stricter limits on debit card transactions and less free checking. Unfortunately, Americans at the poverty level are the ones hurt the most by restrictions on minimum balance checking and low-cost banking services.

In the presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton intends to add to regulations, which would continue to harm consumers and businesses alike, while Donald Trump said he would dismantle Dodd-Frank. ##

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