Written by Christine Hines, Legislative Director
Call for Credit and Debt Protections to Address Financial Distress From 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.
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.
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.