ConnPIRG Latest Blog Posts

See our positions on measures in the General Assembly from 2014. 

This week the CFPB ordered Bank of America to return $727 million to credit card customers for deceptive marketing and unfair billing practices.

Today, ConnPIRG joined AARP CT and the Connecticut Citizen Action Group to call on lawmakers to pass strong reforms to the broken competitive electric supplier market.

With more than 3,000 petitions, we're reaching out to Stop & Shop in other ways to let them know what their customers want: labeling GMOs in their store-brand products.

The Governor's recycling bill, Senate Bill 27, has been reported favorably out of the Environment Committee. 

The Connecticut Legislature is considering a bill to promote student financial literacy. We support the bill and are running our own financial education program on campuses across Connecticut.

A year ago, Whole Food’s committed to labeling GMOs by 2018.  But Whole Foods shouldn’t be the only store offering full GMO transparency.  That’s why we’re calling on Stop & Shop to label GMOs in their store brand products.

Today's meeting of Connecticut's Solid Waste Advisory Committee focused on regionalism.

The Insurance and Real Estate Committee acted today to weaken a bill that would have lowered health insurance premiums for Connecticut consumers purchasing insurance through Access Health CT.

There is a hearing today for a ConnPIRG supported bill that would provide important consumer protections on electric bills.