Policymakers should adopt minimum service standards and consumer protections to ensure fair terms and conditions.
Policymakers should ensure network reliability and resiliency for utility and telecommunications services.
Policymakers should ensure affordable and reliable access to essential communications and utility services for all.
Policymakers should ensure that universal service funds are calculated fairly and distributed equitably.
Policymakers should establish a definition of “universal service” for the energy industry that is similar to the one in the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
Regulators and lawmakers should ensure that consumers with low incomes can afford their utilities. This includes telecommunications, energy, and water.
Registration as a financial professional should not be limited by the type of investment advice or nature of the advising entity.
Individuals should have adequate redress, including access to the courts and class actions.
Regulators should work to eliminate fraudulent, deceptive, or unfair practices with respect to investment sales, accounting methods, disclosures, and market stru
Brokers and other financial professionals who commit fraud currently face civil sanctions.