Coalition Calls for Adopting Sensible Flood Insurance Reforms


ACI signed onto a letter to Congress calling an end to legislative actions that attempt to halt the adoption of flood and catastrophic insurance standards.  Such actions are short-sighted, and they put lives, property and taxpayer funds at risk. The letter is available online.    

ACI Calls on FCC to Reject Text Messaging Regulations

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The FCC is currently accepting comments on a petition that seeks the application of 1930s-style common carrier regulations on text messaging services. Today, ACI called on the FCC to reject the petition.  The following is an except of ACI’s filing with the FCC: Comments of the American Consumer Institute The American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research (ACI) is […]

Letter to Congress Supporting Online Consumer Reviews

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ACI signed on with R-Street and the Institute for Liberty to send a letter to the Senate in support of consumer rights to provide online reviews and feedback — on restaurants, hotels and local providers — without the threat of being sued.  Consumers benefit from these reviews and such opinions should not be stifled by […]

Congressional Testimony: Chip and PIN Provides Better Protection for Consumers


(WASHINGTON, DC) After today’s second House of Representatives Committee on Small Business hearing on the transition to EMV payment cards, Steve Pociask, President of the American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research, issued the following statement: “I once again thank Chairman Chabot, Ranking Member Velazquez, and the House Committee on Small Business for holding another […]