consumer protection

Broad Coalition Opposes Reversal of Net Neutrality Rule

Publish Date: 
December 12, 2017

NACA joined a broad coalition letter to Congress opposing the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)'s order that would reverse its own net neutrality rule issued in 2016. The net neutrality rule was based on the principle that all data on the internet should be treated equally, and that internet service providers (ISPs) should not discriminate or provide preference to any data, regardless of its source, content, or destination.

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

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.


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