Greenlining regularly testifies at legislative and regulatory hearings and submits written filings and comments to official bodies. Browse and search these official filings and testimony here.

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Response in Support of TURN’s Motion to Investigate Verizon’s Service Quality Policies

Verizon customers have been complaining that Verizon isn’t maintaining its copper telephone network, so service quality is deteriorating and customers are losing their phone service. When they call Verizon to complain, Verizon allegedly migrates the customer from traditional copper service…
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Greenlining’s Letter to New SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet

In an open letter to Maria Contreras-Sweet, the Greenlining Institute and its coalition congratulated her on being confirmed as Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator. Greenlining also outlined recommendations for what Administrator Contreras-Sweet should achieve within her first 100 days of…
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Greenlining Institute Comment to CFPB Debt Collection ANPR

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is considering consumer protection rules for the debt collection market. The Greenlining Institute filed comments on the CFPB’s proposed rules, emphasizing that there is a great need to curb abusive debt collection practices, especially…
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Greenlining Comments to Strengthen Federal Diversity Policy

The Dodd-Frank financial reform act of 2010 created Offices of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWIs) at some the nation’s financial regulatory agencies. Part of the OMWIs’ duties are to create standards for the financial sector on workforce and supplier diversity.…
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Testimony of Michelle Romero of The Greenlining Institute Before the National Commission on Voting Rights – California Hearing, Panel III: Language Access

At the National Commission on Voting Rights hearing in San Francisco, Greenlining’s Michelle Romero discussed the needs of limited-English voters and measures that can be taken to make elections more accessible to these citizens, as well as the need for…
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Greenlining Letter to the Federal Reserve and FDIC Continuing to Oppose Merger between PacWest and CapitalSource

The Greenlining Institute and members of its coalition have been following the proposed merger since it was announced. CapitalSource Bank’s community development performance far surpassed that of PacWest. In September, Greenlining sent a letter calling on regulators to deny the…
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