Jefferson City News Tribune, October 6, 2014: The Fair Energy Rate Action Fund, or FERAF, thinks the Missouri Public Service Commission got it wrong last week.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, October 6, 2014: All Americans are entitled to the information they need to make informed and critical decisions about health care. Hiding it won’t hide the truth: President Barack Obama’s signature health care achievement is working.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, October 2, 2014: A Missouri consumer advocacy group is suing the federal government in an attempt to force the public disclosure of health insurance rate information ahead of the upcoming enrollment period.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, October 2, 2014: Midland States Banks said it will open a branch and loan production office in the St. Louis region as part of a settlement of a fair housing complaint that sought to block its acquisition of Heartland Bank.
By Cara Spencer: Before you get ready to enjoy a live show or athletic event, be sure to check the fine print that could leave you paying for tickets that cannot be used if something unexpected disrupts your plans.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, October 1, 2014: In dual victories for Ameren Missouri, Missouri regulators dismissed on Wednesday an overearnings complaint against the utility and a request from Noranda Aluminum to reconsider its case for a lower electric rate.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 4, 2014: Missouri utility regulators want to limit the relationship between the companies they regulate and the payday lenders where some customers pay their bills.
By Cara Spencer
St. Louis is fortunate to have a fantastic show scene. International tours stop here regularly and include local artists who perform here multiple times a year, such as Pokey LaFarge and Chuck Berry. And out-of-town big names such as Kings of Leon, The Black Keys and Keith Urban are stopping through this fall. People we thought we’d never see play again, like Merle Haggard, are hopping in buses and stopping here. We even get fantastic comedy like Hannibal Buress.
National Consumers League, August 19, 2014
With fall concert series being announced, the NFL season ready to kick off, and MLB playoffs just around the corner, it is a great time to be a live music and sports fan. However, ticket sellers such as Ticketmaster, artists, sports teams, and venues do not always have consumers’ best interests at heart. NCL wants to make sure fans have the information they need to make the best ticket buying decisions they can.
Below are just a few of the anti-consumer practices we want consumers to be aware of.