NACA joined groups on a letter asking the Pennsylvania General Assembly to allocate a portion of the state's CARES Act funding to cover outstanding utility bills for vulnerable Pennsylvania residents.
"Ira Rheingold, executive director for the National Association of Consumer Advocates told us if you’re looking for a refund on your theme park passes or travel to first take a look at the fine print. You can usually find it in your contract or on the website.
"While he has no connection to this disagreement, consumer attorney Dan Blinn said his phone has been lighting up lately.
NACA and 91 consumer, civil rights, community, labor, housing, and other public interest organizations sent a letter to Congress urging it to adopt broad consumer protection measures in the next COVID-19 relief package.
"National Association of Consumer Advocates Executive Director Ira Rheingold said utility invoices 'are not always the first bill that people should pay.'
"But the National Association of Consumer Advocates worries sweeping liability protection might encourage some businesses not to take as many precautions to keep customers and employees safe.
NACA sends letter to House Financial Services Committee in anticipation of a hearing on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's semi-annual report.
The country is in dire need of a new COVID-19 relief package to help working families cope with the worst health and financial effects of the ongoing pandemic. Instead, leaders in Congress are failing them.
In anticipation of the Senate Banking Committee's hearing on CFPB's Semi-Annual Report, NACA inks letter to the committee: "the CFPB’s lackluster performance over the past year, particularly in light of the extraordinary health and economic crisis this country now faces, puts the U.S. financial marketplace and the millions of consumers who participate in it at risk."