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MassPIRG and Attorney General to host webinar for Consumer Week

A seal at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) headquarters in Washington, D.C., on April 16.
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Top complaints made to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection by Massachusetts residents deal with the credit reporting agencies.

New report on top consumer complaints to be issued

To mark National Consumer Protection Week in Massachusetts, a webinar is being held Thursday on a variety of topics including rental housing, home improvement contractors, and credit reporting.

The Massachusetts Attorney General’s office, the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation, and MassPIRG are hosting the event.

A registration link is on the websites of the Massachusetts Attorney General and MassPIRG.

WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Dierdre Cummings, MassPIRG Education Fund Consumer Program Director.

The record-setting tenure of Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno. The 2011 tornado and its recovery that remade the largest city in Western Massachusetts. The fallout from the deadly COVID outbreak at the Holyoke Soldiers Home. Those are just a few of the thousands and thousands of stories WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill has covered for WAMC in his nearly 17 years with the station.