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U.S. Reps Introduce Legislation to End Payday Loan Debt Trap Read the Full Story
Safe Food Coalition Calls on OMB and USDA to Release Revised Poultry Rule Read the Full Story
Bill Holds Corporate Officers Concealing Hazards Criminally Accountable Read the Full Story
Company Doe Revealed Important Victory for Consumers and Transparency Read the Full Story
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Current Policy Priorities

Communications

Competition In Wireless Market Stifled By AT&T and Verizon
CFA Filed Comments at the FCC on Auction Rules for the TV Spectrum

Verizon Spectrum Purchase Jeopardizes Wireless Competition
Deal with Comcast would raise prices and restrict choices


Consumer Protection/Privacy

Protect Consumer Privacy
Don't Ignore Consumers' Do Not Track Preferences

Get Smart Against Identity Theft
Protect Yourself, Friends and Family


Consumers Embrace New Fuel Economy Standard
54.5 mpg Standard shows consumer demand strong, automakers meeting the challenge, and electrics gaining popularity

Improve Energy Efficiency of Home Appliances
CFA Analyzes energy consumption and savings of digital devices & California's leadership role in setting standards


Ensure Foods Are Properly Labeled
CFA Applauds FDA Proposal to Update Nutrition Facts Panel

Ensure Food is Safe to Eat
Coalition urges USDA to Declare Antibiotic-Resistant Strains of Salmonella as Adulterants


Richard Cordray Confirmed as Director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
CFA Applauds U.S. Senate for Voting to Confirm Cordray

Lower Rates for State-Mandated Auto Insurance
Largest Auto Insurers Frequently Charge Higher Premiums to Safe Drivers

Require Brokers to Put Investors' Interests First
Groups Propose Pro-Investor Framework for SEC Fiduciary Rulemaking

Protect Consumers Against Online Payday Loan Abuses
New Legislation Seeks to Close Loopholes and Protect Consumers' Bank Accounts

New Law Guts Key Investor Protections
Include Investor Protections in JOBS Act Rulemakings

Protect Servicemembers from Abusive, High-Cost Credit
Congress Moves to Protect Service Members from High Cost Credit Products

Protect Lower-Income Taxpayers' Tax Refunds
New Report Documents Evolving Tax-Time Financial Products Market


Extend Mortgage Refinancing to Paid-Up Borrowers
CFA Supports President's Proposal

Keep Mortgage Loans Safe and Affordable for Consumers
CFA Joins Consumer and Lender Groups to Make Recommended Action to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau


Protect Consumers from Adult Portable Bed Rails
CFA and Other Organizations File a Petition with the CPSC to Ban Adult Portable Bed Rails

Oppose Regulatory Reform Bills Jeopardizing Consumer Safety
CFA Urges U.S. House to Strongly Oppose H.R. 367, the REINS Act

Improve Window Covering Voluntary Standards
CFA and Other Organizations File Petition with CPSC to Issue Mandatory Standards on Window Covering Cords

Ensure Children's Products are Safe
CFA and Other Organizations Mark Fifth Anniversary of CPSIA

Low Income Child Safety
Children from Low-Income Families Face Greater Safety Risks