Consumer Watchdog Campaign: Mercury News Asked To Alert Subscribers to Dirty Trick By Prop 33 Backers; Paid E-mail Advertisement Looks Like Mercury News Endorses Measure When It Opposes Prop 33
CONTACT Jamie Court & Carmen Balber
Santa Monica, CA – Consumer Watchdog Campaign today called upon the publisher of the San Jose Mercury News to send an email to subscribers correcting the record on a misleading paid advertisement sent out by email over the weekend which made it appear that the newspaper editorialized for Prop 33 when in fact it came out against it. The paid...
Consumer Watchdog Campaign: Insurance Billionaire Backing Prop 33 Adds $500K As Measure Drops In Polls
CONTACT Carmen Balber & Jamie Court
Santa Monica, CA -- The insurance billionaire backing Proposition 33 dropped another $500,000 into the campaign on Wednesday as Prop 33 slips in the polls. Mercury Insurance chairman George Joseph redoubled his campaign’s deceptive tactics with new advertisements that again feature testimonials by “supporters’ who had financial...
By Dolores Huerta, Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, President, Dolores Huerta Foundation for Community Organizing
Civil rights leader Dolores Huerta issued the following statement today about California's Proposition 33 on the Nov. 6th ballot: "Proposition 33 would return us to an era when discrimination in insurance was commonplace. If billionaire George Joseph gets his way, millions of Californians would pay higher auto insurance premiums. Mr....
These zombie propositions by two California billionaires just won’t die! Propositions 32 and 33 are repeat attempts by two super-rich individuals to take money and power from working people. Please click here to send an email to your friends, or use the share buttons above to post our zombie attack flick on Facebook, Twitter or your favorite...
Consumer Watchdog Founder Harvey Rosenfield Announces A Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against The Auto Club For Illegal Business Practices In California.
KNBC TV-4 LA - Consumer Watchdog's Founder, Harvey Rosenfield, Announces Class-Action Suit Against AAA
Consumer Watchdog's Founder, Harvey Rosenfield, Announces Class-Action Suit Against AAA for engaging in illegal business practices in California.
Consumer Watchdog founder, Harvey Rosenfield, discusses the reason for the class action lawsuit against AAA, namely instituting a practice of "redlining" against potential customers who did not have prior insurance coverage - even those with legitimate reasons not to, like not owning a car.
CONTACT Carmen Balber & Jamie Court
SANTA MONICA, CA -- Proposition 33 would legalize a discriminatory auto insurance pricing scheme and allow insurance companies to raise rates on drivers solely because they had a break in auto insurance coverage. Drivers having financial difficulties in this recession and those in low-income communities of color will be hardest hit if Prop 33...
Former Auto Club Agent Blows The Whistle on Customer Discrimination Scheme; Insurer Penalizes Agents for Selling Policies to People Without Prior Auto Insurance
CONTACT Harvey Rosenfield, Laura Antonini & Jamie Court
Santa Monica, CA - A former Automobile Club of Southern California insurance agent filed a class action lawsuit yesterday against the Auto Club over an illegal commission scheme designed to penalize employees who sell policies to people who previously did not have insurance. Auto Club agents can lose hundreds of dollars if they sell an insurance...
Consumer Watchdog Campaign: Consumers and Nurses Challenge The Billionaires Behind Props 32 and 33 To A Public Debate On Ballot Initiatives That Would Give Them Power and Profit
CONTACT Carmen Balber, Consumer Watchdog & Jamie Court
Santa Monica & Oakland, CA – Nurses and consumer advocates challenged Charles Munger Jr. and George Joseph, the two billionaires behind Props 32 and 33, to a public debate on the merits of the ballot measures they have together spent $39 million to promote. Props 32 and 33 will hurt working people in California, but the two reclusive...