Comment Letters

May 22, 2020 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: CFPB, COVID-19

NACA joined organizational partners on a letter to the CFPB urging the agency to suspend all non-essential rulemaking and focus its resources on protecting consumers during the COVID-19 emergency.

May 12, 2020 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: civil justice

NACA urges Congress to reject proposals that would shield big businesses from being held accountable for misconduct. Providing legal immunity for corporations that harm people will not help hardworking Americans’ ability to cope with the COVID-19 health and economic crisis, it will hamper it.

May 6, 2020 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: Access to justice, COVID-19

NACA joined national consumer advocacy organizations in a letter to Congressional leaders asking them to reject any legislation that would use the COVID-19 crisis to override state laws and insulate unsafe businesses from liability.

April 30, 2020 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: CFPB, Credit Reporting, Debt Collection, mortgages

Consumer financial harms stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic will only worsen in communities across the country if the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) does not vigorously enforce the consumer protection laws under its jurisdiction, state leaders of the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) warned today. 

In a  letter sent to CFPB Director Kathleen Kraninger, 42 NACA state chairs representing 34 states and Washington, DC, raised their concerns that CFPB’s activities so far, nearly two months since the presidential declaration of emergency, are insufficient to stem the serious financial troubles that threaten working families. 

April 29, 2020 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: Access to justice, COVID-19

NACA and 117 other groups sent a letter to congressional leaders opposing any legislation that would create immunity for businesses that operate in an unreasonably unsafe manner and expose workers and consumers to risk of COVID-19 infection.

April 21, 2020 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: COVID-19

NACA joins 41 consumer, labor, oversight, civil rights, and student advocacy groups on a letter to the Congressional Oversight Commission to urge the Commission to ensure that predatory for-profit colleges do not misuse or misappropriate CARES Act relief funds.

April 20, 2020 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest

NACA joined organizational partners on a letter to the Illinois Supreme Court urging the Court to provide relief to consumers who have been subject to asset freezes. Limited court activities during the COVID-19 pandemic have left some consumers with no way of lifting the freezes or receiving exemptions.

A copy of the proposed court order is available here.

March 24, 2020 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: Regulations

NACA and allies sent a letter to federal agencies urging the temporary suspension of all non-COVID-19 related rulemaking while the public health crisis is ongoing.

March 20, 2020 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: consumer protection, coronavirus, COVID-19

Consumer, civil rights, housing, and labor organizations wrote to congressional leaders to recommend that the stimulus package for COVID-19 provide substantial relief for workers, consumers, and small businesses. 

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