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Press Release Archive

2019

October

09
  • Consumer Action takes a look at the crisis in drug prices. Consumer Action releases a new issue of Consumer Action News (Fall 2019) looking at the crisis in prescription drug prices. The group surveyed community organizations about the impact of rising drug costs on consumers and examined some of the bills pending in Congress to address the crisis.
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September

30
  • California funeral homes use loophole to hide prices. Today two national groups – the Funeral Consumers Alliance (FCA) and the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) – and two California-based groups – Consumer Action (CA) and the Funeral Consumers Alliance of California – released a report showing that 26 percent of the 205 funeral homes in six large urban areas in California use a loophole in state law to hide their funeral prices.  The report – Hidden Funeral Prices: An Evaluation of California Funeral Homes Price Disclosure and Lack of Disclosure prepared by FCA and CFA also identified the 46 percent of funeral homes surveyed who prominently display their complete price and service lists.
20

August

09

July

12

May

30

March

07

February

06

January

17
15

2018

December

06
03

November

13

October

16
02

September

12

August

15
10
09

July

26
16
  • Protect the CFPB’s critical complaint process. Groups representing consumers, students, seniors, servicemembers, homeowners and underserved Americans joined forces today to tell the temporary leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

June

25
07
04
 

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