Safe cures, not drug company giveaways!
The so-called 'medical innovation' bill passed by the House would actually weaken safety testing, giving huge shortcuts to companies when it comes to clinical testing of high-risk medical devices, drugs and antibiotics.
Insurance Commissioners: fix auto insurance!
Behind the ads promising great rates is a pricing system based largely on socioeconomic factors like credit history, gender, whether you use department-store or bank credit cards, and even your choice of TV services. Demand pricing based on how we drive!
Students deserve the same fair deal!
Congress recently stopped credit card companies from using dirty tricks to keep millions of Americans from paying off their card debt. But college students? Not so much.
Save our antibiotics for when we need them!
A new Consumer Reports investigation found that meat from conventionally raised turkeys had bacteria resistant to more drugs than birds raised without antibiotics. It's time to save our antibiotics, and stop feeding drugs to our food animals!
Dump the meaningless "natural" label on foods!
If you thought "natural" meant no antibiotics or GMOs or pesticides, you are not alone. But it doesn't mean any of those things. It doesn't mean much at all. Tell FDA and USDA to stop letting food companies dupe consumers.
Stop the end-run on your right to know!
The giant chemical and food processing industries are pulling out the stops to block your right to know. They're pushing a bill just introduced in the House that would block states from implementing their own labeling laws.
Media & Telecommunications:
Telcos: We want the robocalls stopped!
Tell the phone companies to offer free robocall blocking options NOW! There are ways to give you relief. Its time to motivate them with a national campaign and 500,000 angry customers speaking as one!
Say "NO" to higher electric bills!
You've tried to use less electricity: you buy energy efficient appliances, you sealed the windows. Now electric companies want to make sure you still pay more by raising the "base" amount you pay regardless of how much you use. Say NO!