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News Release | MASSPIRG | Consumer Protection

MASSPIRG Calls for Fair Auto Insurance Rates

MASSPIRG testified today before the Joint Committee on Financial Services in support of a bill to prohibit insurance companies from using socio-economic factors like credit scores, occupation, education, or proxies for those factors in setting auto insurance premiums. S.461, An Act Banning the Use of Socio-Economic Factors For Insurance Underwriting and Rating of Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance.

News Release | MASSPIRG | Health Care

MASSPIRG Testifies on Rx Drug Marketing bills Urges Committee to Support Bills that Rein in Healthcare Costs

MASSPIRG testified today before the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Public Health on a handful of bills that would add to or work to decrease Massachusetts’ highest-in-the-nation healthcare costs.

News Release | MASSPIRG | Consumer Protection, Financial Reform

Another Big Bank Charging Big Fees

As their latest entry into the bank fee frenzy, Bank of America (BofA) is rolling out a new $5/month debit card fee.


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