Baradaran featured in Consumer Affairs, other media outlets


Baradaran featured in Consumer Affairs, other media outlets

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives & Hosch Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran was featured in Consumer Affairs and several other news outlets regarding a recent Senate bill introduced by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, which proposes establishing banks in post offices. Baradaran served as an advisor to Gillibrand on the legislation. The article titled "Senate bill would establish banks in every post office to serve low-income consumers" was written by Mark Huffman and published 4/26/18.

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