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Health Professionals Call for Federal Coordination on Medical Supplies and Comprehensive Testing

Centralized, federal leadership is necessary for the efficient purchase and distribution of medical equipment, including personal protective equipment, ventilators, and testing resources. Health professionals across the country are urging the Trump Administration to set up comprehensive testing infrastructure, and ensure that health care workers get critical medical supplies that they need to protect themselves and care for COVID-19 patients. 

Group Letter To CFPB Director on Complaint Narratives

Letter -- including attachment with screen shots -- from groups urging CFPB Director to reinstate consumer complaint database views that make it easy to find consumer story narratives. 

Group Letter Opposing Weak Industry-Backed Privacy Bill In Virginia

U.S. PIRG joined several leading privacy and consumer protection groups in a series of letters, this one sent urgently by email, to the Virginia House of Delegates urging them not to enact a weak privacy proposal that appeared to have support from Big Tech. 

Memorandum in Support of Motion for Summary Judgement

U.S. PIRG, the National Association of Consumer Advocates and Professor Kathleen Engel, represented by public interest law firm Democracy Forward, sued the Trump-era CFPB for establishing an illegal Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law. Earlier this year, a U.S. District Court rejected the CFPB's motion to dismiss our claims. Our attorneys then unsuccessfully attempted good-faith settlement negotiations. On Friday, 20 August, our attorneys filed a motion for summary judgement and this memorandum describing the problems with the Taskforce and listing our claims for relief.


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