November 24, 2009
As Americans return to the workplace next Monday after the long holiday weekend, many will spend a portion of their day surfing the Internet for deals from online retailers. Whether consumers do their shopping online at the workplace or at home, advocates are reminding them to practice safe e-shopping habits in the coming weeks and year-round.
December 2, 2009
Five of the nation's most prominent public interest groups have called on the Department of Justice to block the proposed merger by entertainment giants Ticketmaster and Live Nation.
December 8, 2009
With the special vulnerability of pregnant women to the H1N1 virus and persistent confusion over the risks, benefits, and availability of vaccines, NCL has teamed up with an Obstetrician/Gynecologist to get expectant moms quality information through a new Q&A.
December 11, 2009
NCL has called on the federal government to renew its efforts to prevent consumers from being misled by deceptive labeling of processed fruit and vegetable products.
December 11, 2009
When the Senate Democrats eliminated a public option as part of health reform legislation to expand coverage - a compromise viewed favorably by House leadership as well - a blow was dealt to those who do not currently have coverage. By removing the choice of a public option, we have removed any opportunity to keep consumer access to insurance coverage honest and fair.
December 16, 2009
A coalition of public interest groups have once again called upon the federal agency to make meaningful change in the regulation of alcohol labeling, after more than 30 years of inaction.
January 8, 2010
As Ticketmaster and Live Nation stockholders voted to approve moving forward with the proposed merger, members of the TicketDisaster.org coalition released a statement urging the Department of Justice to look toward the interests of consumers and competition by refusing concessions and blocking the merger.
December 31, 2009
NCL stands with Sen. Kerry on Times Warner Cable / Fox Carriage Dispute
September 28, 2009
Advocates fear the proposed merger between giants Ticketmaster and Live Nation would result in a very consumer-unfriendly monopoly in the industry and leave consumers with fewer options and vulnerable to hikes in already high ticket prices and service fees. NCL and others are calling on the Justice Department to block the merger.
April 6, 2009
Americans’ attitudes towards DVDs are evolving and driving expectations about their use, according to a new survey released today by the National Consumers League.