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  • The Department of Financial Services Superintendent Linda A. Lacewell announced the Department’s new Statewide Office of Financial Inclusion and Empowerment in a press release earlier this week.  According to a Department press release, DFS has implemented this new office to "protect and empower all New York consumers and move DFS’ priority of economic justice forward." The Superintendent also announced the Honorable Tremaine Wright, previous representative for the 56th District of the New York State Assembly, has been appointed as the first Director of the Office of Financial Inclusion and Empowerment.

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