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12/23/2013

Chase Bank notified customers who used its debit cards at Target stores during the retailer's recent security breach that it was limiting the use of its cards during the busy holiday shopping season.  The new limit affects roughly 2 million accounts, or about...
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12/19/2013

Target says anyone who made purchases by swiping cards at terminals in its U.S. stores between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15 may have had their accounts exposed. The stolen data includes customer names, credit and debit card numbers, card expiration dates and the three-digit...
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12/17/2013

A Los Angeles judge has sided with Consumer Watchdog and ordered the DTSC to halt approval of Boeing's illegal demolition and disposal of radioactive waste from the Santa Susana site.
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11/15/2013

Jamie Court discusses extensions and changes to the Affordable Care Act. President Obama announced Thursday the decision to grant a one-year reprieve on those health-care policies that would have otherwise been canceled under Obamacare. Reports estimate 4 to 5 million...
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11/15/2013

Millions of Californians affected after health insurers cancel their current plans have been given a reprieve. Insurers can now extend plans into 2014 under the affordable care act. California insurance commissioner Dave Jones says insurers demanded provisions before...
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11/13/2013

Back in 1984, the California Legislature passed a law requiring drivers to have auto insurance… but didn't limit how much insurers could charge. Predictably, insurers hiked prices by double digits. Voters revolted against the price gouging by passing Prop...
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11/7/2013

 In response to the news that Blue Shield is delaying its cancellation of policies for 90 days, following a demand by the Department of Insurance, Consumer Watchdog called on all other health insurance companies in California who cancelled approximately 900,000...
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11/7/2013

Blue Shield and other insurance companies are steering people in cancellation letters to higher priced policies, potentially without subsidies that policyholders may be entitled to.  Consumer Watchdog said it is critical that consumers have more time to make more...
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11/7/2013

Following a demand by the Department of Insurance, Consumer Watchdog called on all other health insurance companies in California who cancelled approximately 900,000 policies this month to follow suit. Consumer Watchdog also asked Covered California, which has...
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10/31/2013

Many people are getting hit with cancellation notices because their existing health care policies don't quality under the new health care law. Large employer plans that cover most workers and their families are unlikely to be affected. One of the president's...