The Struggle Ahead

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By Matthew Shudtz, Center for Progressive Reform Where do we stand now that the election is over and the presidential transition is beginning? That’s a common question these days. Those of us striving in the public interest had come to expect progress, and now that expectation has been...
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More Deregulatory Wishlists for the New Administration

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By Scott Nelson, Public Citizen The Trump transition team has indicated that the new administration’s strategy for Dodd-Frank is likely to be piecemeal dismantling rather than wholesale repeal, according to multiple reports, including this one by NPR. Meanwhile, the auto industry hopes...
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FTC Sues Prepaid Company

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By Christina Tetrault, Consumers Union Today, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) sued one of the biggest prepaid card providers, NetSpend. The complaint alleges that NetSpend violated sections of the Federal Trade Commission Act, a law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices. The...
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