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News Release | MASSPIRG | Financial Reform

President Obama’s “Crisis Fee”: Good First Step, But Banks Owe Much More

MASSPIRG is calling the “Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee” announced by President Barack Obama yesterday a good first step toward paying taxpayers back for the money they lent out to boost the banks, and, thus, the economy.

News Release | MASSPIRG

MASSPIRG Joins Better Care

MASSPIRG joined a new coalition.

News Release | MASSPIRG | Budget, Tax

Massachusetts Stimulus Website: What It Tells Us & How It Could Tell Us More

Three watchdog groups released their findings about the strengths and weaknesses of the state’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act website – www.Ma.gov/recovery.

News Release | MASSPIRG | Consumer Protection, Financial Reform

House Stands With Consumers Against Big Banks

The House of Representatives passed historic financial reform legislation on Friday. This reform is an important step towards protecting consumers and taxpayers from reckless financial practices.

News Release | MASSPIRG | Consumer Protection, Financial Reform

House Votes on Historic Wall Street Reforms

Boston, MA – MASSPIRG urged all members of the House of Representatives to oppose bank-backed efforts that would gut the Consumer Financial Protection Agency, the centerpiece of Wall Street reform efforts proposed by Congressman Barney Frank, which are expected for a vote on the House Floor tomorrow.

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