consumer protection

NACA in the News: Sen. Pat Toomey expected to play key role in reducing banking regulations

Release Date: 
February 13, 2017

The Allentown Morning Call, Sen. Pat Toomey expected to play key role in reducing banking regulations

""Weakening them [regulations] while simultaneously allowing banks to engage in more speculative lending practices, which Republicans in Congress have proposed, would be a mistake, said Ira Rheingold, executive director of the National Association of Consumer Advocates.

NACA, groups submit feedback on Uniform Law Commission's proposals

Publish Date: 
August 29, 2016
Type: 
legislative

NACA, other organizations wrote to the Uniform Law Commission’s (ULC) Drafting Committee to Revise the Uniform Unclaimed Property Act (UUPA) expressing concerns about some of the model bill’s provisions. The letter highlights the most blatantly anti-consumer provisions in the final UUPA, so that state legislatures can amend the UUPA to make it more consumer friendly before enacting it. State unclaimed property laws are meant to serve one fundamental purpose: ensure that people can recover property that rightfully belongs to them.

Letter to U.S. House Committee: Bill Would Interfere with FTC's Mission

Publish Date: 
June 21, 2016
Type: 
legislative

NACA joined other public interest groups in a letter to the House Energy & Commerce Committee expressing concern over legislation that would harm the Federal Trade Commission's ability to crack down on scam artists and protect consumers from unfair, misleading, or anticompetitive business practices. 

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