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House Passes Health Reform

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

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.

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.

News Release | MASSPIRG | Consumer Protection

Auto Insurance Companies Caught Overcharging Consumers

MASSPIRG praised Attorney General Martha Coakley’s action today to stop companies from systematically overcharging consumers.

News Release | MASSPIRG | Consumer Protection, Financial Reform

Historic New Credit Card Rules Ban Tricks and Traps

The Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act (Credit CARD Act) bans hair-trigger interest rate increases and other unfair credit card practices. The Act goes into effect today and makes it illegal for credit card companies to profit by tricking customers into paying late and then tripling the interest rate on their balances.


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