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CFPB Bloomberg Contact FOIA

CFPB Bloomberg Contact FOIA

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Date Created:January 7, 2013

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01/07/2013 11:02 
FAX 2026460190 
TEL 2025455172 
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DATE, TIME 01/07 10:58 FAX NO. /NAME 18553293642 DURATION 00:03:24 PAGE(S) RESULT 
JudicialWatcli 425 Third St., SW, Ste. 800 Washington, 20024 Phone: 202646-.S 172 Fax: 202646-5199 Internet: 
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Re: Urgent For Re91iew Please Comment Please Reply 


Because one above the law! 

January 2013 

VIA CERT MAIL FAX: 329-3642 
FOIA Manager Martin Michalosky Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 1700 St., N.W. 
Washington, D.C. 20552 

Dear Marty: 
Ibis morning, Bloomberg Govenunent (Bloomberg) published article written Carter Dougherty. 1be article announced the following: 
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Thursday will 
release its so-called qualified-mortgage regulation, requiring lenders 
ensure borrower's ability repay. 
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) spokeswoman Jen Howard apparently declined confirm whether the agency, keeping with its mandate under the Dodd-Frank Act, had any designs propose regulation such far-reaching impact actual and prospective homeowners and the industry that serves them. its source for 
the information, Mr. Dougherty's story cited "two people briefed the plans" who "asked not identified because the plans haven't been made public." 
Clearly, speaking with news reporter working behalf one the world's largest wire services would constitute making public issue paramount concern all 
Americans the nation struggles recover from the recent economic meltdown. 
Hence, Judicial Watch, Inc. (Judicial Watch) seeks strip the federal government-and, particularly, its newest agency --of the shroud secrecy behind which has grown accustomed operating, leaking information spits and spurts for the sake political 
expediency rather than conducting the people's business open and forthright 
maimer, ensuring transparency and accountability among all bureaucrats involved any 
level decision-making. that end, Judicial Watch hereby requests that, pursuant the Freedom 
Information A9t (FOIA), U.S.C.  552, the CFPB produce the following within twenty 
(20) business days: 
All records concerning, referring, relating Carter Dougherty, Mara Reynolds, 

425 Third St., SW, Suite 800, Washington, 20024 Tel: (202) 646-5172 1-888-593-8442 FAX: (202) 646-5199 Email: 

January 2013 
shall furnished without any charge charge reduced below the fees established under clause (ii) disclosure the information the public interest because likely contribute significantly public understanding the operations activities government and not primarily the commercial interest the requester. U.S.C.  552(a)(4)(A)(iii). addition, records are not produced within twenty (20) business days, Judicial Watch entitled complete waiver search and duplication fees mider Section 6(b) the OPEN Government Act 2007, which amended FOIA U.S.C.  552 (a)( )(A)(viii). 
Judicial Watch 50l(c)(3), not-for-profit, educational organization, and, definition, has commercial purpose. Judicial Watch exists educate the public about the operations and activities govenunent, well increase public understanding about the importance ethics and the rule law government. The particular records requested herein arc sought part Judicial Watch's ongoing efforts docwnent the operations and activities the federal government and educate the public about these operations and activities. Once Judicial Watch obtains the requested records, intends analyze them and disseminate the results its analysis, well the records themselves, special written report. Judicial Watch will also educate the public via radio programs, Judicial Watch's website, and/or newsletter, among other outlets. also will make the records available other members the media researchers upon request. Judicial Watch has proven ability disseminate information obtained through FOIA the public, demonstrated its long-standing an