| by
R.J. Cross
Advocate, New Economy, PIRG; Policy Analyst, Frontier Group

The future of the targeted ad industry depends on first party data, and your favorite retailers are open for business. 

Methane gas is a fossil fuel that pollutes our air and poses risks to public health. But you wouldn’t know it from the way the gas industry portrays it.

 | by
Emily Rogers
Zero Out Toxics, Advocate

If passed, this bill would reinstate one of several “polluter pays” taxes that was allowed to lapse 26 years ago

 | by
Patricia Kelmar
Director, Health Care Campaigns

Here are the steps to getting a written good faith estimate before receiving scheduled medical care. 

 | by
R.J. Cross
Advocate, New Economy, PIRG; Policy Analyst, Frontier Group

When we use free websites and apps, there's often cookies and other tracking technologies in the background harvesting huge amounts of data about who we are and what we do online. Virtually no laws rein in the companies behind these cookies, nor how they use and sell the info they collect.

 | by
Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

Illegal robocalls seem to be declining a smidgeon as more phone companies install federally mandated technology to block spoofed calls and detect other scam calls. Here are some tips to live by and share with vulnerable friends or relatives.

 | by
Mike Litt
Director, Consumer Campaign

As the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) turns 11 years old, we are highlighting 11 ways it has returned to its mission since Rohit Chopra was confirmed as its new director by the Senate last fall.