Thousands of nursing homes nationwide are dealing with horrific shortages of supplies they need to protect residents, workers and the broader community from COVID-19.
A review of complaints to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Consumer Complaint Database reveals a sharp spike in consumer complaints about auto purchasing, leasing and finance since the beginning of the pandemic.
U.S. PIRG has partnered with Marked by COVID for a national "Week of Mourning" to commemorate the Americans who have lost their lives to COVID-19. Mourners are attending virtual vigils and shared testimonials on social media throughout the week in acknowledgement of lost friends, coworkers and loved ones.
Included in the windfall of CALPIRG-supported legislative victories this year are a law creating a California consumer watchdog, a first-in-the-nation ban on 12 toxic chemicals in personal care products sold in California, and a law prohibiting flavored tobacco products in the state, which Gov. Gavin Newsom signed hours after it passed the Legislature.
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Polls show voters, across party lines, want both a strong CFPB and strong Wall Street, payday lender and debt collector oversight. Will the next Congress listen to them and undo this Administration's myriad rollbacks of consumer and investor financial protections?
Seven months into COVID-19 pandemic, 226,000 nursing home residents nationwide at risk
Seven months into this pandemic, PPE shortages have become much worse, according to “Nursing home safety during COVID: PPE shortages,” a report by the U.S. PIRG Education Fund and Frontier Group.
By responding to this urgent need for change, we can make consumers better off not just for the pandemic, but also in the years to come.
With Election Day coming up, here's a tip guide for what to do before you go to vote, what to take with you and how to stay safe while you’re at your polling place.
In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, we’ve taken steps for all of our staff to work remotely for safety reasons. But rest assured, we’ll keep advocating for you as we work for a healthier, safer world.