Consumer Groups Support Creation of Financial Consumers’ Association

Leading National Consumer Groups (Consumer Union , National Consumer Law Center, Public Citizen, Consumer Federation of America, National Association of Consumer Advocates, USPIRG) support Financial Consumers’ Association (FCA) Letter follows: December 21, 2009 Senator Chris Dodd Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs 448 Russell Building Washington, DC 20510 Congressman Barney Frank Committee on Financial … Read more

Ensuring a Viable Postal Service for America

Action Plan for the Future March 2010(pdf) For over 200 years, the Postal Service has fulfilled its mission to deliver trusted, affordable service to the nation. Its business model worked well because mail volume increased steadily as the nation grew. In recent years, however, as customer preferences have rapidly evolved and new technology has changed … Read more

POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold

Join Morgan Spurlock and Ralph Nader at Busboys and Poets Friday, March 18 at 7:00pm For a special screening of POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold from acclaimed filmmaker Morgan Spurlock. Admission: $20 to benefit the Center for Study of Responsive Law Admission: $20 to benefit the Center for Study of Responsive Law … Read more

Seven States Fail to Make Full Online Disclosures in State Contracting

State Government Contract Assessment
A survey of the online availability of state government contracting information for all 50 states and the District of Columbia

Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Rhode Island, Wisconsin, and Wyoming top a list of worst offenders in full online disclosure of state contracting information, according to a survey issued today by Ralph Nader and the Center for the Study of Responsive Law (CSRL).

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Request for Comments and Data to Assist FDA in its Consideration of Agency-Regulated Products that May Contain Nanoscale Materials, Docket No. FDA-2008-N-0416

Nano Dear FDA Commissioner Andrew von Eschenbach: These comments to Docket No. FDA-2008-N-0416 are in response to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) August 7, 2008 notice of public meeting and request for comments. The meeting was organized, and the comments and data requested, to assist the agency in further implementing the recommendations of the … Read more

Time Running Out to Claim Largest Refund in U.S. History

  April 9, 2007 Center for the Study of Responsive Law (CSRL) Contact: Adam Tapley Tel. (202) 387-8070 Fax (202) 234-5176 Average Taxpayers and Small Businesses Owed Billions from Illegal Tax The Refund and How to Get It Billions of dollars of the largest refund in U.S. history have so far gone unclaimed by taxpayers … Read more