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States join the fight against proposed limits to credit card fees
The Washington Post
Some believe limiting the swipe fee could force governments to pick up the tab at a time when budgets are already strained. 


CFSI Interchange Comment Letter
Center For Financial Services Innovation
The Center for Financial Services Innovation has issued a statement on the specific language in the Financial Regulatory Reform bill that would regulate interchange fees, recommending prepaid cards – including government benefits cards, general purpose prepaid cards, payroll cards – be exempt from the fee determination set by the Federal Reserve Board under this bill.


Durbin Cedes Ground on Debit-Card `Swipe' Fee Limits After Support Erodes
Bloomberg
U.S. Senator Richard Durbin, faced with growing opposition and slipping support for his proposal to cap debit-card “swipe” fees, said he is working to exempt prepaid cards governments use to distribute benefits.

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