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Media Hit | Financial Reform

Credit Bureaus’ Deal to Improve Accuracy ‘Huge’ for Consumers

(Bloomberg) -- Buying homes, getting jobs and borrowing money will be easier after an agreement by the three biggest U.S. consumer credit reporting services with New York.[...] “It’s a sea change in the way the credit bureaus treat complaints,” said [U.S. PIRG's Ed] Mierzwinski. “The credit bureaus have been run by computers for years now. They’re going to have to hire more people and actually verify that what a creditor said is true.”

WPRI: Dangerous & toxic toys revealed

The number of dangerous toys is going down, but there are still many out there.

Providence Journal: Public policy group issues annual toy safety alert

Toys for sale this holiday season are safer than even those of the recent past, but dangerous merchandise remains available.

Media Hit | Budget

Consumer Affairs: Study Finds Problems with Red-Light, Speed Cameras

A new research report outlines problems with the growing trend among cities to outsource traffic enforcement to red-light and speed camera vendors.

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