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  • Consumer travel issues: Midyear status report

    Consumer travel issues: Midyear status report
    What's the current status of the major consumer issues in travel? Here's a quick overview:
  • Smart meters are a scam [Letter]

    Smart meters are a scam [Letter]
    More and more smart people are opting out of so-called smart meters. They know the opt out fees, dreamed up out of thin air by BGE and PEPCO, are a punitive device to try and force us into submission. Smart people know that the time-of-use rates we will...

    Transparent Airfares Act of 2014: A proposal based on lies

    Transparent Airfares Act of 2014: A proposal based on lies
    Last week, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee marked up a proposed bill that would allow airlines once again to omit taxes and fees from advertised prices and instead add them in later, just before you buy. Make no mistake: This...

     

     
     
     

    Seniors on the Go: What could go wrong? Let me count the ways

    Seniors on the Go: What could go wrong? Let me count the ways
    Consider these headlines: Rampant crime in destination areas. Lax safety standards. Sloppy management. Faulty equipment. Untrained operators. Deliberate targeting of visitors for scams. Or these reports: Cruise line passengers murdered in Antigua. Visitor...