A group of Republican state attorneys general has declined to sign cooperation agreements with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), part of a Republican revolt against the agency that began with GOP lawmakers in Congress.

Richard Cordray, the CFPB’s director, in March asked all 50 states to sign a memorandum of understanding designed to protect confidential information shared among states and the bureau. To date, only 12 states – all but one with Democratic attorneys general – have signed, according to the bureau.

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