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CFPB launches searchable credit card complaint database today

By | Ed Mierzwinski
National Consumer Program Director

Joining agencies including those that regulate cars (NHTSA's, toys and other consumer products (CPSC's, medical devices (FDA's Maude) and airline service (DOT's sorta clunky Air Travel Consumer Protection Report), today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rolls out a searchable online complaint database (goes live 8am EST). The CFPB's new tool will be limited to credit cards to start, but other financial products will be added. More from Ylan Q. Mui at the Washington Post, including a tired "complaint" from industry lobbyist Richard Hunt:

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From World War II until just a few years ago, the number of miles driven annually on America’s roads steadily increased. Then, at the turn of the century, something changed: Americans began driving less. By 2011, the average American was driving 6 percent fewer miles per year than in 2004. (See Figure ES-1.)

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Yesterday we released a new report, Transportation and the New Generation: Why Young People are Driving Less and What it Means for Transportation Policy, that shows that young people in particular are decreasing the amount they drive and increasing their use of transportation alternatives.

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One hundred and sixty Ashland residents marched in unison March 4th protesting corporate greed and money in politics. Speakers included Congressional candidate Joyce Segers, Justin Silva from OSPIRG, Emery Way and Evan Lasley from Occupy Ashland, and David Cobb from Move To Amend.

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