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States Are Increasingly Allowing ATVs on Roads Despite Warnings Read the Full Story
Over 13 Million Americans Were Victims of ID Theft-Related Fraud in 2013 Read the Full Story
Groups Call on CPSC to Protect Children After Recent Window Blinds Deaths Read the Full Story
Strengthening Energy Efficiency Standards Would Save Consumers Money Read the Full Story
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Current Policy Priorities

Communications

Competition In Wireless Market Stifled By AT&T and Verizon
CFA Filed Comments at the FCC on Auction Rules for the TV Spectrum

Verizon Spectrum Purchase Jeopardizes Wireless Competition
Deal with Comcast would raise prices and restrict choices


Consumer Protection/Privacy

Protect Consumer Privacy
Don't Ignore Consumers' Do Not Track Preferences

Slam the Door on Phishing
Don't Get Hooked by Identity Thieves


Consumers Embrace New Fuel Economy Standard
54.5 mpg Standard shows consumer demand strong, automakers meeting the challenge, and electrics gaining popularity

Improve Energy Efficiency of Home Appliances
CFA to participate in CA Energy Commission development of appliance efficiency measures


Ensure Foods Are Properly Labeled
CFA Applauds FDA Proposal to Update Nutrition Facts Panel

Ensure Strengthen Oversight of Poultry
Coalition urges USDA to Declare Antibiotic-Resistant Strains of Salmonella as Adulterants


Richard Cordray Confirmed as Director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
CFA Applauds U.S. Senate for Voting to Confirm Cordray

Lower Rates for State-Mandated Auto Insurance
Largest Auto Insurers Frequently Charge Higher Premiums to Safe Drivers

Require Brokers to Put Investors' Interests First
Groups Propose Pro-Investor Framework for SEC Fiduciary Rulemaking

Protect Consumers Against Online Payday Loan Abuses
New Legislation Seeks to Close Loopholes and Protect Consumers' Bank Accounts

New Law Guts Key Investor Protections
Include Investor Protections in JOBS Act Rulemakings

Protect Servicemembers from Abusive, High-Cost Credit
Congress Moves to Protect Service Members from High Cost Credit Products

Protect Lower-Income Taxpayers' Tax Refunds
New Report Documents Evolving Tax-Time Financial Products Market


Extend Mortgage Refinancing to Paid-Up Borrowers
CFA Supports President's Proposal

Keep Mortgage Loans Safe and Affordable for Consumers
CFA Joins Consumer and Lender Groups to Make Recommended Action to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau


Protect Consumers from Adult Portable Bed Rails
CFA and Other Organizations File a Petition with the CPSC to Ban Adult Portable Bed Rails

Oppose Regulatory Reform Bills Jeopardizing Consumer Safety
CFA Urges U.S. House to Strongly Oppose H.R. 367, the REINS Act

Improve Window Covering Voluntary Standards
CFA and Other Organizations File Petition with CPSC to Issue Mandatory Standards on Window Covering Cords

Ensure Children's Products are Safe
CFA and Other Organizations Mark Fifth Anniversary of CPSIA

Low Income Child Safety
Children from Low-Income Families Face Greater Safety Risks