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Insurance

Includes consumer liability insurance such as auto and homeowners coverage, credit insurance, life insurance, workers compensation insurance and longterm care and health insurance.

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National Action

Tell the CFPB: Don’t throw us to the (loan) sharks!

Date: Thu, February 21, 2019

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) leadership, under the pro-business administration, has announced plans to gut a long-awaited, commonsense rule mandating that payday, auto title and other predatory lenders check that borrowers can actually repay the loans before they are issued. Tell the CFPB: Don't throw us to the sharks!

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National Legislation

H.R. 1046: Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019

Sponsor: Lloyd Doggett [D-TX] on 2019-02-07
https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/hr1046

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The House bill would authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to negotiate drug prices and, if drug companies refuse to negotiate in good faith, it would enable the Secretary to issue a competitive license to another company to produce the medication as a generic.

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National Legislation

S. 377: Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019

Sponsor: Sherrod Brown [D-OH] on 2019-02-07
https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/s377

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The bill would authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to negotiate drug prices and, if drug companies refuse to negotiate in good faith, it would enable the Secretary to issue a competitive license to another company to produce the medication as a generic.