Blog Posts

Filtered by: Consumer Protection

January 10, 2018

Peoples Gas Proposal Would Cause Devastating Increases to Gas Bills

Peoples Gas has been working for years to replace Chicago’s aging gas pipes in a project...

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December 13, 2017

Members of Congress Introduce Bill to Repeal the National Payday Loan Rule

Ignoring the voices of families and communities who have worked for years for relief from the harms...

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November 8, 2017

Illinois Passes Student Loan Bill of Rights

Last night, with a vote of 98-16, the Illinois House voted to override the Governor’s veto of...

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October 26, 2017

IABG Joins the Illinois Attorney General & Advocates to Support the Student Loan Bill of Rights

IABG is supporting the Student Loan Bill of Rights, SB1351. The bill creates important protections...

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October 13, 2017

CFPB’s New Payday Rule Creates Historic Protections, but More Reforms are Needed in Illinois

Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) finalized a historic, nationwide rule...

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September 27, 2017

IABG Joins Consumer Advocates to Oppose Check Cashing Fee Hike

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) recently proposed a...

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May 9, 2017

Congress Moves to Expand the Racial Wealth Gap

At a time when wealth inequity is at extremes, it’s been incredibly disappointing to see Congress...

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May 1, 2017

New Data Reveals Significant Discrimination in Auto Insurance Rates

Discrimination in car insurance rates was an issue raised by many IABG coalition members at our...

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March 10, 2017

2017 Legislative Priorities

IABG advocates for policy solutions that close the racial wealth gap, expand savings opportunities,...

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