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Welcome to Consumer Action’s Take Action Center. Consumer Action offers e-advocacy tools to help you make your voice and opinions heard. The free service allows you to play active role in the political process by finding contact information for your federal and state elected officials, writing to Congress, sending letters to the editor, responding to key legislation and more. For more about our work, visit our Issues and Positions page.



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Give consumers a fighting chance to pay off their debts!

Date: Thu, December 05, 2019

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The Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act would extend the military’s 36% rate cap on consumer loans to all consumers. Join Consumer Action in support of the bill.

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Tell Congress: It’s time for Wall Street to pay its fair share!

Date: Fri, November 01, 2019

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Let’s urge lawmakers to pass a tiny tax on wealthy stock traders who buy and sell millions of shares in an instant, rake in the profits and pay no tax on those trades. If they paid just a fraction of 1% of traded dollars in taxes—around 10 cents on every $100—imagine how many critical programs could be funded for working families. If you agree, please join other Americans who say it’s time for Wall Street to pay its fair share of taxes.
 

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Crack down on unfair bank overdraft fees

Date: Mon, September 30, 2019

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Overdraft fees currently cost consumers an egregious $15 billion per year, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The Overdraft Protection Act of 2019 (HR 4254) aims to crack down on unfair bank overdraft fees.