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This week, we favorably settled our lawsuit over the Trump CFPB's creation of an illegal "TaskForce on Federal Consumer Financial Law." We called it a dangerous "Task Farce" from the get-go. We're happy that the Biden CFPB has returned the Consumer Bureau to its one job: protecting consumers. Cue fireworks! 

Cover photo of "DC Fireworks" by Stan Mouser via Flickr. Some Rights Reserved. 

Report | US PIRG Education Fund

When the COVID-19 pandemic turned life upside down in early 2020 and commercial flights came to a near-halt, the U.S. government gave the airline industry $50 billion to save jobs and keep the industry afloat. Since then, despite surviving because of their customers’ tax dollars, the airlines repeatedly have canceled and delayed flights, denied refunds and failed at customer service, according to complaints filed with the U.S. Department of Transportation.

News Release | U.S. PIRG

In an effort to curb an increase in COVID-19 cases, President Joe Biden unveiled his plan Thursday to increase COVID-19 vaccine boosters for Americans 18 and older who received their last Pfizer or Moderna shot at least 6 months ago, or their J&J shot at least 2 months ago. 


Coronavirus update

In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, we’ve taken steps for all of our staff to work remotely for safety reasons. But rest assured, we’ll keep advocating for you as we work for a healthier, safer world.

Learn more about how we can work together to address the COVID-19 pandemic.