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Consumer group draws attention to dangerous toys

MASSPIRG Education Fund displays dangerous toys while releasing 28th anual report "Trouble in Toyland". 

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Blog Post | Consumer Protection

Toy Safety Tips | Deirdre Cummings

For 28 years, MASSPIRG Foundation has worked to identify unsafe toys. Below are our top tips to help you choose the safest toys for the children in your life.

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News Release | MASSPIRG EDUCATION FUND | Consumer Protection

Survey Finds Dangerous Toys on Store Shelves

Dangerous or toxic toys can still be found on America's store shelves. The 28th annual Trouble in Toyland report shows that despite recent progress, consumers must still be wary when shopping this holiday season. 

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Report | MASSPIRG EDUCATION FUND | Consumer Protection

Trouble in Toyland 2013

In our 28th annual toy safety report, we look at toxic toys, choke hazards, very strong magnets, and excessively loud toys. Parents and caregivers should read the report to avoid common hazards when shopping for toys.

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News Release | MASSPIRG EDUCATION FUND | Consumer Protection

In Massachusetts Experian Gets Most Complaints

New report found that the most complained-about credit reporting agency in Massachusetts is Experian. 

 

The report used data collected by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s public Consumer Complaints Database, which was created to help consumers resolve problems with their credit reports. The report compared complaints against the three nationwide credit reporting agencies (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion), commonly referred to as credit bureaus, who were together responsible for 96% of all complaints about credit reporting.

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News Release | MASSPIRG | Budget, Tax

Government Accountability Reforms Pending in Senate

MASSPIRG urges the Massachusetts senate to adopt two critical government transparency reforms, Amendment #’s 74 and 69 in the Economic Development Bill, S2345, currently before the Senate.

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News Release | MASSPIRG

House Passes Health Reform

The passage of health reform last night is a huge step forward for all Americans.

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News Release | MASSPIRG | Consumer Protection, Financial Reform

Improved Financial Reform Bill Moves to Senate Floor

Chairman Christopher Dodd and a majority of the Senate Banking Committee voted on Monday evening to move a Wall Street reform package to the Senate floor.

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News Release | MASSPIRG

Consumer Group Gives Final Health Reform Bill an A- on Costs

The final health reform bill unveiled on Thursday earned an A- from the consumer group MASSPIRG for its cost-containment provisions.

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News Release | MASSPIRG | Budget, Tax

Committee Passes State Budget Transparency Web Site

The Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight passed the State Budget Transparency Bill from their Committee.

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