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How to Set Up a Security Freeze

A security freeze prevents new credit from being issued in a person’s name, and therefore stops identity thieves from creating unauthorized accounts, because it allows individual consumers the ability to control who gets access to their credit report.

Leading Groups Send Criteria for Evaluating VW Settlement

The letter highlights six main criteria by which a proposal should be evaluated to compensate consumers and the environment and deter future criminal acts. Four leading consumer, environmental, and public health organizations wrote an open letter in advance of the April 21st deadline set by U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer for a proposal that deals with Volkswagen’s emission scandal.

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Testimony in Support Of Get the Lead Out Bill SB456/HB2915

SB 456/HB 2915 protects children’s health by getting the lead out of the water at all schools and child care centers requiring; the removal of lead service lines, the largest single source of lead in water; the installation of NSF-certified filters on faucets or fountains; and the testing of drinking/cooking water at schools regularly. The bill requires the immediate shut-off of outlets with elevated levels of lead. 

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