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For Immediate Release: 8/23/16
CFPB Must Protect Consumers From Rip-Offs Hidden in the Fine Print
Public Citizen, Americans for Financial Reform and Hundreds of Groups Bolster the Case for Strong Consumer Protections Against Forced Arbitration and Class-Action Bans
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For Immediate Release: 8/18/16
MEDIA ADVISORY: Historic Proposal to Limit Rip-Off Clauses in Consumer Financial Contracts
Public Citizen and Dozens of Groups Will Submit Comments Supporting Proposed Rule, Suggesting Ways to Strengthen It
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For Immediate Release: 8/4/16
Report: Majority of Patients’ Groups Siding With Big Pharma Against Medicare Part B Pricing Reforms Receive Industry Funding
Of the 147 Patients’ Groups That Co-Signed Industry Opposition Letters to Congress and CMS, at Least Three in Four Get Funding From Big Pharma
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For Immediate Release: 8/3/16
All But Six States Keep Consumers in the Dark on the Cost of Medical Procedures
Public Citizen Road Tested Websites; Only California, Colorado, Maine, New Hampshire, Virginia and West Virginia Provide Information
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For Immediate Release: 8/3/16
More Than 100 Lawmakers Applaud CFPB’s Proposed Rule Limiting Forced Arbitration
38 Senators and 65 Representatives Back the Rule
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For Immediate Release: 8/2/16
Education Department Must Strengthen Proposed Rule to Protect Students From Rip-Off Clauses
Public Citizen and 40 Other Groups Submit Comments on Arbitration Rule
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For Immediate Release: 7/29/16
Financial Regulators Have a Choice: Complain About Wall Street Recklessness or Do Something About It
Statement of Bartlett Naylor, Financial Policy Advocate for Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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For Immediate Release: 7/18/16
‘Midnight Rules’ Take Years to Cross the Finish Line, Public Citizen Report Finds
Rules Completed at the End of 2000 and 2008 Took More Time Than Rules Outside the Transition Period
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For Immediate Release: 7/18/16
MEDIA ADVISORY: Party Conventions Are Now Privately Funded Millionaire and Billionaire Soirees
Public Citizen Will Be Monitoring Convention Parties, Corporate and Lobbyist Spending
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For Immediate Release: 7/12/16
ExxonMobil Claims Transparency on Nonprofit Spending – But Omits Donations to Trade Associations Like the U.S. Chamber
Statement of Dan Dudis, Director, Public Citizen’s U.S. Chamber Watch Program
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