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A Trillion Fewer Driving Miles?

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Transportation policy needs to focus on whether the youth-trend toward less driving since 2004 is the new normal.

Here’s that Rx refill you didn’t order

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Is your pharmacy refilling your prescription without your knowledge or approval, and billing your insurance company for the cost? If so, it’s the latest example of waste we shouldn't tolerate in our health care system.

The CFPB is now taking your credit bureau complaints

By | Ed Mierzwinski
Senior Director, Federal Consumer Program

Excellent news! The CFPB is now taking complaints about credit bureaus and credit reports. And unlike the FTC, the CFPB has been given tools so that it will be able to "help consumers with individual-level complaint assistance on issues with their credit report."

"TIFIA," the federal transportation loan program was super sized in the recent transportation law. New rules make the program even more of a slush fund for private toll roads, while others provide possibility for long-overdue public transit expansion. This blog appeared in slightly condensed form at StreetsBlog.

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