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May 17 Deadline to Get Unclaimed Stimulus Payments

2021-04-12T11:09:56-05:00August 17, 2020|Categories: Take Action|

Spread the Word! Help Non-Filers Receive Unclaimed Stimulus Payments by May 17   Congress has approved three rounds of stimulus payments to help dampen the impact of the economic fallout of COVID-19, and more could still be coming. Most people have already received their payments. But as many as 8 million people who make so little [...]

2020-06-02T14:06:18-05:00August 2, 2019|Categories: Take Action|

Congress passed legislation to stop some unwanted robocalls, but critical measures must be taken by the FCC. Last year, Congress passed the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act, officially putting telemarketers, scammers, and debt collectors on notice. Now, it is more important than ever that the FCC hear from consumers like you who are still being abused by [...]

Stop 100% APR Loans in Your State!

2021-05-12T09:22:59-05:00January 11, 2017|Categories: Take Action|

Tell your U.S. Representative to take action now on two items in Washington, D.C. that could impact predatory lending in every state in the country!  Email your Representative || Other actions you can take First, tell your representative to support the use of a Congressional Review Act resolution of disapproval (H.J. Res. 35), introduced in the [...]

Protect the Lifeline Program!

2019-09-17T12:14:14-05:00January 11, 2017|Categories: Take Action|

The FCC is proposing to dramatically limit help to millions of low-income families who rely on Lifeline for phone and internet services. This radical change to the Lifeline program will cut off access to affordable internet and voice services that are essential in today’s classrooms, job market, healthcare system, information-based society and economy. Lifeline allows [...]

Tell Congress to End Forced Arbitration!

2021-02-11T13:30:17-05:00January 11, 2017|Categories: Take Action|

Urge your lawmakers to support the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act and put consumers ahead of Wall Street companies and predatory lenders. Tips for advocates || Other actions you can take   Buried in the fine print of many financial and other contracts is a forced arbitration clause that gives companies a “get-out-of-jail-free” card to evade [...]

Tell the FCC to maintain strong rules against robocalls

2020-01-09T14:22:15-05:00January 11, 2017|Categories: Take Action|

Do you want to keep unwanted robocalls off your cell phone? Recently, Congress passed the bipartisan Pallone-Thune TRACED Act, the latest step forward in providing Americans with relief from the scourge of unwanted robocalls. While the bill lays out a number of requirements of the Federal Communications Commission, more work must be done to protect [...]

Save Civil Legal Aid Funding!

2020-06-02T14:18:28-05:00January 11, 2017|Categories: Take Action|

President Trump has repeatedly proposed to eliminate the Legal Services Corporation and zero out the critical funding provided to legal services programs in all corners of all 50 states. Civil legal aid ensures fairness for all in the justice system regardless of income. It provides access to legal help to keep homes out of foreclosure, [...]