Consumer Protections and Good Jobs

The experience of these DirecTV employees demonstrates what happens -- even in the Deep South -- when employers allow workers to make a free choice about union representation.
When asked by News 7 what he feared about lacking a landline connection, Martin Towey, who has Parkinson?s disease and lives alone, responded: ?That I?m on the floor and can?t get up, I can?t call a doctor. It?s ridiculous.?

The legal battle between AT&T and the city of Louisville is gaining national attention, but important facts of the case are often lost in speculation over corporate giant's maneuvering. A hard look at those facts reveals an attempt by the city to unfairly undermine companie's property rights, hard-negotiated contracts, regulatory authority, and public safety.

Following an investigation, the Commission found that Verizon?s supercookies were an invasion of privacy, and is requiring Verizon to notify its customers of the practice and obtain customer opt-in moving forward.
Public Knowledge?s petition will test Comcast?s tenuous argument and prompt a response from the FCC to clarify the net neutrality rules. That clarification is important as more ISPs introduce zero-rating plans to entice cord-cutters.
"It gives me comfort to know someone is fighting to keep my job here in the United States. Congressman Green has always stood by working families and we need more champions like him in Washington!"
Are state regulators beginning to hold Verizon responsible for its neglect? We hope so ? it?s about time.

Residents complained that Google's contractors have damaged homes and lawns, blocked driveways, and trespassed.

Verizon manipulated its financial accounting to appear unprofitable to regulators, and then used that manipulation to achieve policy goals that benefit the company instead of consumers.

?Without the proper demonstration that the debt associated with the deal will not interfere with the reinvestment of synergy savings in their New York operations,? the NY DPS comments read, ?the proposed transaction must be rejected."