Press Releases

U.S. Senate Passes Rental Car Safety Bill

Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety, July 30, 2015: The U.S. Senate voted to enact the Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act, as part of the DRIVE Act, which will provide long-term funding for transportation projects across the nation.

CCM Asks Feds to Hold Hearing, Find Health Insurance Rate Hikes Excessive

Saint Louis, MO, July 30, 2015: Consumers Council of Missouri is calling on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to investigate projected rate increases from Coventry Health Insurance and four other Missouri insurers, each of whom has proposed raising rates by more than 10 percent in 2016.

CCM's Cause: Fair Health Insurance Rates

Recent media reports take note of Consumers Council of Missouri's work on behalf of consumers buying health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.  CCM is spearheading the effort to review proposed rates before they go into effect.

CCM Testifies for Access to Healthcare

Appearing before a Missouri House committee hearing testimony on expanding Medicaid, CCM said the state of Missouri should operate healthcare as a large business would by self-insuring and should provide each healthcare consumer with a medical home for consistency and continuity.

Bank Regulator Tells Eagle Bank & Trust to Improve Service to Community

St. Louis Equal Housing and Community Reinvestment Alliance, August 2, 2013

Eagle Bank and Trust Company of Missouri has received a “Needs to Improve” rating on its Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) exam dated May 21, 2012.  The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) released the CRA evaluations for banks that were recently evaluated on how services are meeting the credit needs of the community. 

Despite Likely Accord, Gas Hearings Set

Although a tentative agreement on Laclede Gas Co.'s rate case has been reached witht he company, the Public Service Commission staff and the Office of Public Counsel, hearings are still scheduled to be held in the St. Louis Region.  

Click here for the calendar of hearings.