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NCL praises New York Attorney General for opening investigation into prepaid cards

July 3, 2013
The nation’s pioneering consumer and worker advocacy organization, applauds New York Attorney Generals Eric Schneiderman for launching an investigation into retail giants that use prepaid cards to pay their employees.

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National Consumers League applauds Senate for immigration reform vote

June 26, 2013
Today NCL offered praise to the Senate for its vote on landmark immigration reform legislation (S.744)

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NCL statement on House hearing on Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010

June 26, 2013
In advance of the House of Representatives upcoming hearing Thursday titled "School Meal Regulations: Discussing the Costs and Consequences for Schools and Students,” the National Consumers League (NCL) has issued the following statement reaffirming its support for The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA).

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Consumer group expresses great disappointment in DOT’s announcement of a fourth delay in implementing auto backover safety

June 21, 2013
The Cameron Gulbransen Kids Transportation Safety Act mandates auto improvements that would allow drivers to more easily see small children behind them, but a lobbying group for the auto industry, has successfully worked to delay implementation.

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National consumer group calls on NYC City Council to level playing field in notoriously unfair event ticket industry

June 20, 2013
Too often, fans are shut out of seeing their favorite artists because tickets “sell out” in seconds. In truth, many fans never had a chance to get those tickets.

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Child Labor Coalition welcomes reintroduction of Children’s Act for Responsible Employment (CARE Act)

June 17, 2013
The CLC is applauding Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) for introducing the Children’s Act for Responsible Employment (CARE), H.R. 2342, on World Day Against Child Labor, June 12.

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NCL praises outgoing Surgeon General Benjamin

June 14, 2013

NCL is expressing its gratitude for the service of Vice Admiral Regina Benjamin, who announced her forthcoming resignation from the position of United States Surgeon General.

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Food and Drug Administration announces grant funds for ‘Script Your Future’ medication adherence campaign

June 11, 2013
NCL has been notified by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) of the availability of grant funds to support its Script Your Future campaign.

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Public interest groups call on FTC to rein in wireless cramming fraud

June 7, 2013
A coalition of public interest organizations today called on the Federal Trade Commission to consider additional regulations to address the growth of cramming fraud on cell phones.

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