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Consumer Defense

Wall Street, Big banks, and their allies in Congress are working to strip away vital consumer protections we rely on every day.

CONSUMER PROTECTION

Looking out for consumers, from bank fees to toxic toys.

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Debit cards on campus

Putting students’ financial well-being at risk

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Democracy For The People

We're committed to rebuilding and protecting a democracy where everyone participates and everyone’s voice is heard.

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Democracy For The People

Stanching the flow of special interest money in our elections.

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Driving into debt

In much of America, access to a car is all but required to hold a job or lead a full and vibrant life. Generations of car-centric transportation policies — including lavish spending on roads, sprawl-inducing land use policies and meager support for other modes of transportation — have left millions of Americans fully dependent on cars for daily living.

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Electric Buses in America

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Fixed for the Holidays

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Get the Lead Out

Ensuring safe drinking water for our children at school

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Get the Lead Out: Back-to-school toolkit

A toolkit to help parents, teachers and school officials get the facts on lead in drinking water and take action to ensure safe drinking water at school

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Poll: Which of these positive changes do you most want to see in 2020?
More restaurant chains commit to stopping their overuse of antibiotics.
Stop using Roundup, which has been linked to cancer, on our parks and playgrounds.
Ban the worst single-use plastics.



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