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News Release | MASSPIRG | Consumer Protection

Bank of America Joins Others Canceling Monthly Debit Card Fees As Consumers Vote With Feet

Now that consumers are voting with their feet and switching to small banks and credit unions, Bank of America has joined other big banks in canceling the unfair fee.

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.


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