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Cordray To "Oblivious" CFPB: "Shield" Families From Economic Harms

By | Ed Mierzwinski
Senior Director, Federal Consumer Program

Rich Cordray, the first director of the CFPB and author of a new book on his six years at its helm, has issued a powerful memo to its current director, Kathy Kraninger, urging her to stop "relaxing" duties on financial firms and to "lose no further time" in "shield[ing] households and families" from the "economic harms" they face as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

No, all 50 governors shouldn't try to buy ventilators on their own

By | Nathan Proctor
Director, Campaign for the Right to Repair

The federal government must show leadership, and coordinate hospital supplies such as masks and ventilators.

My coronavirus testing story

By | Laura Deehan
Public Health Advocate

How limitations in testing hurt our ability to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, a blog from Laura Deehan, CALPIRG Public Health Advocate.

Make Sure Everyone Who Needs a Test Gets a Test

By | Matt Wellington
Director, Campaigns To Stop The Overuse of Antibiotics & End The Nicotine Trap

Without adequate testing for the novel coronavirus, health professionals are in the dark. We are calling on Adm. Brett Giroir, who is the Assistant Secretary for Health and the federal point person for COVID-19 testing response, to immediately adopt and follow through on a plan to make sure that everyone who needs a test, gets a test. 

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