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Illegal warranty voiding highlights need for FTC action

When consumers don’t have time to wait for authorized repair, they shouldn’t be faulted for finding alternatives.

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Sculpture Outside FTC
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Ed Mierzwinski
Senior Director, Federal Consumer Program

Yesterday the Senate Commerce Committee held an oversight hearing on strengthening the FTC's tools to protect consumers. Today it held a confirmation hearing for President Biden's nominee to the FTC, Professor Lina Khan. U.S. PIRG supports both. (Photo of sculptor "Michael Lantz's Man Controlling Trade" (outside the FTC) by Steve Fernie, Some Rights Reserved.)

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Patricia Kelmar
Director, Health Care Campaigns

 

Saturday, April 24, is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

Technician fixing phone

Millions of Americans stand on the wrong side of the digital divide. It’s time we fix that.

This blog is the second in a series examining policy solutions to the plastic pollution crisis that are proven and replicable. This section covers recycled content requirements.