Consumer Protection

CFPB has confirmed what consumer advocates have been saying all along - credit scores heavily marketed to consumers aren't the same as those used by lenders.

News Release | CALPIRG Education Fund | Consumer Protection

Higher Bank Fees Now the Norm for Consumers

New report confirms what consumers already know – bank fees are increasing and free checking accounts are harder to find.

Parties Take a Stand for an Open Internet In 2012

By | Jon Fox
Consumer Advocate

There is at least one issue that both parties seem to agree on during this election cycle – that the Internet should remain free and open.

News Release | CALPIRG | Consumer Protection

California Approves S.B. 1349, protecting students’ privacy on social networks

CALPIRG is pleased to see the privacy protections Californians currently enjoy extended to include social media and online sites.

News Release | CALPIRG Education Fund | Consumer Protection

CALPIRG Helps Parents & Consumers’ breathe easier sending their kids back to school

CALPIRG highlights ways to create safer and healthier learning environments by eliminating indoor air pollution caused by toxic chemicals.

News Release | CALPIRG | Consumer Protection, Food

CALPIRG Supports Consumers’ Right to Know About Genetically Engineered Foods

CALPIRG endorses Prop 37, joins over 1,000 other consumer, environmental, labor, farmer, health and business groups in the call for the labeling of genetically engineered food.

News Release | CALPIRG Education Fund | Consumer Protection

Statement on the Recall of Bumbo Child Seats

Statement of Public Interest Research Group,  Consumer Federation of America, Consumers Union, Kids In Danger, and Public Citizen on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s Recall of Bumbo Seats.

News Release | CALPIRG Education Fund | Consumer Protection

Statement on the Recall of Bumbo Child Seats

Statement of U.S. Public Interest Group,  Consumer Federation of America, Consumers Union, Kids In Danger, and Public Citizen on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s Recall of Bumbo Seats.

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