November 10, 2009
The nation’s oldest consumer group today praised the financial reform bill unveiled by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher J. Dodd (D-CT), seeking to consolidate federal responsibility for banking oversight, now assigned to four agencies, into a single regulator.
November 12, 2009
NCL praised the United States House of Representatives for its passage of the Affordable Health Care for America Act.
December 3, 2009
NCL's Executive Director Sally Greenberg testified before Congress on the "Wild West" prepaid calling card marketplace, an industry rife with anti-consumer practices.
Public interest, live event industry groups announce coalition to fight anti-competitive Ticketmaster-Live Nation merger
December 16, 2009
Joined by Members of Congress, leading public interest advocates and live event industry representatives today called on the Department of Justice to live up to its antitrust mission and block the proposed Ticketmaster-Live Nation merger, a “dead-end” for consumers.
January 19, 2010
Nearly 25,000 consumers, in what advocates are calling an "unprecendented groundswell of consumer outrage," have directly contacted the Department of Justice, urging its Antitrust Division to listen to their collective voice and block the Ticketmaster-Live Nation merger.
January 20, 2010
Opportunistic con artists have exploited both natural disasters and terrorist attacks to bilk generous consumers attempting to make financial contributions to rescue efforts, and the recent devastating earthquake in Haiti will likely be no exception
January 22, 2010
The National Consumers League is hailing a decision by a US District judge in its case against General Mills, Inc. back to the District of Columbia Superior Court as “a win for consumers.”
January 25, 2010
The TicketDisaster.org coalition members' reaction to the Department of Justice’s decision to allow the Ticketmaster-Live Nation merger to proceed
TicketDisaster.org coalition statement on Competition Commission approval of Ticketmaster/Live Nation merger
December 22, 2009
In response to the approval of the Ticketmaster-Live Nation merger by British regulators, the members of the TicketDisaster.org coalition have urged the U.S. Department of Justice to consider the profound differences between Ticketmaster’s and Live Nation’s dominance of the U.S. live event market and their market position in Great Britain.
January 6, 2010
In response to recent reports suggesting that an approval of the Ticketmaster-Live Nation merger by the DOJ is imminent, members of the TicketDisaster.org coalition have corrected rumors and given further reason why the merger should be blocked.