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    Consumer Product Safety Commission Oversight, Part 2

    Consumer and industry advocates testified at a hearing on the effectiveness of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)'s regulations and voluntary safety standards for…

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    Consumer Product Safety Commission Oversight, Part 1

    Members of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) testified at a hearing on the effectiveness of the CPSC’s regulations and voluntary safety standards.

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    Financial Data Security

    Banking and retail industry group officials testified at a hearing on financial data security issues. The witnesses answered questions on such issues as protection of consumer data and…

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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Legislation

    Kevin Cirilli talked by remote video from Capitol Hill about legislation before the House that day that would require the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to employ advisory…

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    New Payday Loan Rules

    Carter Dougherty talked about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed regulation of the payday loan industry. The new rules would target loans of $100 to $500 with…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about progress made protecting American consumers since he signed Wall Street Reform into law five years ago, including a new…

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    President Obama Remarks on Consumer Protection and the Economy

    President Obama talked about consumer protection and the economy during an address at Lawson State Community College in Birmingham, Alabama. He outlined new steps by the Consumer…

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    Federal Tax Code

    Daniel Mitchell talked about the federal tax code, proposals to reform it, and the Internal Revenue Service’s annual list of potential tax filing scams. A video clip was shown of…

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    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Misson

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Administrator Mark Rosekind talked about the agency’s mission and his commitment to protect all drivers. He spoke at Consumer…

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    Consumer Privacy and Security

    Legal experts talked about the digital age and consumer privacy, and the challenges of rapidly changing technology. Topics included the values that should underlie the digital world,…

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    Secretary Thomas Perez Remarks on Consumer issues

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez delivered a keynote address at Consumer Assembly 2015, an annual conference hosted by the Consumer Federation of America on consumer issues, policy reforms, and…

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    Investigative Journalism and Consumers

    Journalists talked about the importance of investigative journalism for consumers. Panelists included reporters from Yahoo! News, ABC News, the {Wall Street Journal and…

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    Tax Scam Protection

    Federal and state-level tax, revenue, and justice officials testified on some of the scams being used against taxpayers during the 2015 tax-filing season. The scams ranged from…

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    Rise in Subprime Loans

    Annamaria Andriotis talked by uplink from New York City about The Wall Street Journal's new report on the large increase in the issuing of subprime loans in 2014, which are given to those…

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    White House Executive Action on Cybersecurity

    Catherine Lotrionte talked about the previous day’s federal summit on cybersecurity, during which President Obama signed an executive order implementing improvements in information…

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    White House Cybersecurity Summit Introductory Remarks

    Lisa Monaco and Jeffrey Zients talked about the Obama administration’s focus on cybersecurity and the need for the public and private sectors to work together, especially on…

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    Cybersecurity and Business Leaders

    Panelists talked about businesses' approaches to cybersecurity. Speakers included MasterCard President Ajay Banga, Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and Intel President Renee…

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    Book Discussion on A Destiny of Choice?

    David Blanke talked about the book A Destiny of Choice? New Direction in American Consumer History, which he co-edited with David Steigerwald. In the book, they examine the…

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    Data Security Breach Legislation

    Cybersecurity expert and representatives from the retail and banking sectors testified at a Senate Commerce subcommittee hearing on preventing data breaches affecting consumers and…

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    Efforts to Regulate the Payday Loan Industry

    Dennis Shaul talked about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s efforts to regulate the payday loan industry. He talked about why lenders such as the members of the…

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