CFPB Task Force: Help Consumers, Not Financial Industry

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By Better Markets Better Markets has called on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s task force to help consumers and not cater to the financial industry. “Millions of Americans who rely on credit cards, auto loans and mortgages need protection from predatory behavior in these markets,”...
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Leaking and Looming, Legacy Coal Ash Ponds Spew Poisons. Is There One Near You?

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By Lisa Evans, Earthjustice Legacy ponds are the walking dead of the coal ash universe – toxic waste sites that live long after coal plants have closed, slipping through regulatory cracks as they continue to poison communities. After years of delay and in clear violation of a court order,...
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SEC’s Whistleblower Program Under Threat

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By Better Markets The SEC Whistleblower Protection and Rewards Program, one of the most successful programs established by the Dodd-Frank Act, is under threat following proposed changes by the SEC that would discourage whistleblowers from reporting illegal activity. Better Markets is fighting...
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Has the Supreme Court Shielded Us From Trump Administration Health Care Rules?

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Be Lee Goldberg, AFL-CIO The Supreme Court last week handed down a landmark decision barring employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity⁠—a significant step forward in the full inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals in the workplace and in...
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