Statement: CFPB green-lights predatory payday loans amid COVID-19 pandemic
The buyer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) finalized a rule Tuesday that guts critical payday lending defenses. WISPIRG Director Peter Skopec issued the statement that is following reaction.
Statement: Sen. BaldwinвЂ™s COOL on the web Act brings more transparency to online marketplaces
A bipartisan number of U.S. senators, led by Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Rick Scott (R-FL), introduced the COOL on line Act Wednesday, which calls for internet retailers to obviously state the nation of origin of items in love with their online platforms.
Food Recall Failure
Our research found nearly all food markets are not able to alert the general public about hazardous food recalls. Us more food, they aren’t doing enough to use that information to protect the public health while they collect significant information about Americans shopping habits to sell.
Difficulty in Toyland
For the past thirty-three years, our yearly difficulty in Toyland has helped expose threats, including high degrees of lead, вЂњsmartвЂќ toys with data protection flaws, choking dangers, and much more. The report has empowered parents to take key actions to ensure toys are safe, while simultaneously pushing decision-makers to enact legislation like the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act to remove these threats completely by revealing these dangers.
U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman leads battle to rein in payday financing
MADISON – WisconsinвЂ™s U.S.