More on Consumer Protection
Recently an Oregon mother told me that “if child care crumbles, if it gets even a fraction more difficult to find, then our collective ability to work crumbles too.” Finding quality care for her children was so time-consuming it felt like a second job. Even though she eventually found a pre-school for her older child, she had to rely on a combination of babysitters and family for her infant because care for very young children is expensive and difficult to find.
“It is unacceptable that predatory debt collectors have been able to take advantage of this program, diverting funding away from small businesses that desperately need help during this economic crisis,” said Bonamici, who was once employed as a consumer protection attorney at the Federal Trade Commission.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR), Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), today offered a bill to protect seniors across the country by reauthorizing and funding the Elder Justice Act.