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Report: Spirit is Most Complained-About Airline

A look at five years of consumer complaints into the department of transportation about airline travel. We analyzed tens of thousands of complaints to find out which airlines are coming up short and what travellers want to see improve.

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Blog Post | Consumer Protection

Your Rights as an Air Traveler | Andrew Fish

A quick roundup of your rights concerning flight delays, cancellations, and what to do if the airline loses your bag.

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Report | MASSPIRG Education Fund | Consumer Protection

The Unfriendly Skies

An analysis of Five Years of Airline Passenger Complaints to the Department of Transportation.

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News Release | MASSPIRG Education Fund | Budget

New Report: Massachusetts Receives an "A-" in Annual Report on Transparency of Government Spending

Massachusetts received an A- when it comes to government spending transparency, according to “Following the Money 2014: How the 50 States Rate in Providing Online Access to Government Spending Data,” the fifth annual report of its kind by the MASSPIRG Education Fund. 

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Report | MASSPIRG Education Fund | Budget

Following the Money 2014

How the 50 States Rate in Providing Online Access to Government Spending Data.

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News Release | MASSPIRG | Consumer Protection

MASSPIRG Supports Proposed Consumer Protections for MA Drivers

Testifying before the Attorney General at a Boston hearing, MASSPIRG’s Legislative Director Deirdre Cummings called the proposed auto insurance consumer protection reforms “long overdue”.

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News Release | MASSPIRG | Consumer Protection, Financial Reform

Bay Staters Send Message to Senator Brown

To show the continued momentum on Main Street for financial reform, advocates from the Massachusetts delegation of Americans for Financial Reform delivered 4,000 petitions to Senator Scott Brown, urging him to once again vote with Main Street and pass Wall Street reform Legislation.

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News Release | MASSPIRG | Budget, Tax

Senate Hits One Out of the Park for Transparency

Transparency advocates praised last night’s vote by the Massachusetts Senate approving two reforms which will set a new standard for government transparency and accountability.

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News Release | MASSPIRG | Consumer Protection, Financial Reform

SENATE TAKES HISTORIC STEP TOWARD REINING IN WALL STREET, PROTECTING CONSUMERS

Senate passage last night of the Restoring American Financial Stability Act, S. 3217, was long overdue relief for consumers and taxpayers in Massachusetts and the country.

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Senate Votes Down Broad Attack on State Enforcement of Wall Street Reforms

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate voted down a broad crippling amendment offered by Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) to the Wall Street Reform bill.

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