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Pictures from our DC toy safety news conference today

By | Ed Mierzwinski
Senior Director, Federal Consumer Program

Today, PIRGs around the country released our 27th annual Trouble In Toyland report, highlighting potential choking, toxics, magnet and noise hazards kids may face. Here are a few photos from our DC event, where we were joined by Dr. Bryan Rudolph, a pediatric gastroenterologist, and Bob Adler, a Commissioner of the CPSC.

Bank fee report challenges conventional wisdom on fees

By | Ed Mierzwinski
Senior Director, Federal Consumer Program

Our latest Big Banks, Bigger Fees report, released today, finds that the conventional wisdom that "free checking is dead" is false. Find out more.

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.

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