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The President’s Budget Funds the SEC and CFTC Cops on the Wall Street Beat

Washington, D.C., February 02, 2015  – Dennis Kelleher, President and CEO of Better Markets, issued the following statement in response to the release of President Obama’s FY16 Budget proposal for the SEC and the CFTC:

“President Obama should be applauded for his proposal to increase funding for the SEC and CFTC.  The President’s proposal to increase funds for the CFTC above what he called for in his budget last year is particularly welcome and needed at this chronically underfunded agency.