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About TexPIRG Education Fund
STANDING UP FOR CONSUMERS — For more than 20 years, Consumer Program Director Ed Mierzwinski has helped us stand up against big banks and credit card companies.
Independent Research and Education
TexPIRG Education Fund is an independent, non-partisan group that works for consumers and the public interest. Through research, public education and outreach, we serve as counterweights to the influence of powerful special interests that threaten our health, safety or well-being.
This FTC settlement must be a wake-up call to phone service providers so they do more to protect consumers. If not, the FTC must be vigilant in going after companies that enable the immoral practice of preying on consumers. And the FCC should require providers to block spoofed calls that we all know are scams.
Here’s a guide to your rights depending on how you pay
Being proactive and demanding can help keep you and your family safe
From mask mandates to capacity limits, the largest public transit systems and ride share companies have new procedures
The COVID-19 pandemic presents a whole new situation for college students. This guide outlines items that students should pack when they return to campus.
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