Action Center


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. If you like our Take Action Center, consider supporting our work.



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Higher Education & Student Loans

Includes higher education, student loans, vocational schools and the regulation of for-profit colleges.

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National Legislation

S 867: PROTECT Students Act of 2019

Sponsor: Margaret “Maggie” Hassan [D-NH] on 2019-03-26
https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/s867

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A bill to improve oversight and accountability of institutions of higher education (particularly for-profit colleges) and protect students and borrowers by codifying the gainful employment and borrower defense rules.

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National Legislation

S 888: Understanding the True Cost of College Act

Sponsor: Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-OH] on 2019-03-29
https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/s888

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This bill offers commonsense solutions to create consistency and clarity in financial aid communications (offer letters) to students, particularly with regards to the amount and type of aid offered and the obligations associated with said aid.