Groups Praise House Passage of Bill to Restore FTC’s Authority to Refund Harmed Consumers

July 20, 2021 For Immediate Release: Statement on House Passage of Bill to Restore Consumer Agency’s Power to Stop Scams, Refund Victims  Senate Should Quickly Take Up and Pass H.R. 2668…

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In House-Passed Bill, A Timely Update for Debt Collection Protections 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: A Timely Update for Consumer Debt Collection Protections  U.S. House Votes to Protect Consumers, Servicemembers,  Student Loan Borrowers from Certain Debt Collection Abuses    WASHINGTON – The U.S. House…

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NACA Leaders in 36 States, DC Balk at “Fake Lender” Rule

For Immediate Release: Consumer Advocate Leaders in 36 States and Washington, D.C. Balk at “Fake Lender” Rule The National Association of Consumer Advocates Releases Letter Signed by Its State Leaders…

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U.S. House Committee to Consider Crucial Debt Collection Reforms

For Immediate Release: U.S. House Committee to Consider Crucial Debt Collection Reforms Today, the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services will hold a markup of the Comprehensive Debt Collection Improvement…

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CFPB Rule to Protect Tenants’ Debt Collection Rights Under CDC Eviction Moratorium

For Immediate Release CFPB Proposal Will Help Vulnerable Tenants Combat Aggressive Rent Collections, Evictions Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released an interim final rule in support of the Centers for Disease…

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NACA Statement on Biden Administration’s Slate of Judicial Nominees 

For immediate release: NACA Statement on Biden Administration’s Slate of Judicial Nominees Washington, DC —The following is a statement from Ira Rheingold, the Executive Director of the National Association of…

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New Bill Would Restore Tax Fairness for Harmed Consumers

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) today introduced the End Double Taxation of Successful Consumer Claims Act, which would amend the tax code so that individuals who win consumer cases are…

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​Hearing Shines Light on Forced Arbitration, Corporations Get-Out-Of-Jail-Free Card

February 11, 2021 For Immediate Release: Hearing Shines Light on Forced Arbitration, Corporations Get-Out-Of-Jail-Free Card Today, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law holds a hearing on ending…

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NACA Survey Identifies Dominant Areas of Consumer Harm in Auto Sales

For Immediate Release Vehicle Defects, Deception and Fraud in Financing are Dominant Areas of Consumer Harm in Auto Sales: Consumer Attorney Survey Washington, D.C. – Misrepresentations and failure to disclose…

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