March 15, 2022

Consumers

New Reports and Tips for Consumers

The threats facing consumers seem to be increasing every year. Consumers are burdened by identity theft risks, robocall scams, and the difficulty of navigating our credit reports. Arizonans are facing surges in counterfeit products, dark apps that compromise our privacy, erroneous medical bills, and financing traps with “gotcha” clauses. And then there are products we

Legal Beat

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Obtains $260,000 for Consumers from Auction Companies

Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced the resolution of a lawsuit filed against auction companies Auction Nation, LLC (Auction Nation) and Auction Yard, LLC (Auction Yard) and their owners. Consumers will receive $260,000 in restitution as a result of the consent decrees his office (AGO) obtained against Auction Nation and Auction Yard. “Whether live or online,

Gas Prices

Arizona Weekly Gas Price Update for Week of March 14, 2022

Average gasoline prices in Arizona are unchanged  in the last week, averaging $4.60/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 2,269 stations in Arizona. Prices in Arizona are 95.0 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.56/g higher than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Arizona was

Opinion

Opinion: Don’t Be Distracted: Fiscal Policy Drives Our Inflation Surge – Inside Sources

On Thursday, new consumer price index data was released and reached its sharpest year-over-year spike in four decades. Between domestic pressures and world events, the problem isn’t going away anytime soon. Yet, astonishingly, policymakers and economists still cannot reach a consensus on the drivers of this particular inflation. While various factors are at play, one is U.S. fiscal policy. In a

Medicaid

Arizona lawmakers consider Medicaid expansion for postpartum care – Cronkite News

Photo: State Rep. Pamela Powers Hannley, D-Tucson Advocates are pushing Arizona lawmakers to expand Medicaid coverage for women after they give birth, to help improve maternal health outcomes and combat rising pregnancy-related deaths. Medicaid – which is administered by the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, or AHCCCS – covers women for up to 60

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