Releases & Statements

National Grange Joins Coalition for Paper Options to Preserve Information Access for Rural Communities

 

Social Security Administration Suspends Mailing of Social Security Earnings Statements, Leaving Many without Access to Critical Savings Tool

 

Consumer Groups Urge SEC to Drop Rule on Paperless Shareholder Reports

 

Consumers for Paper Options Applauds Passage of Congressional Resolution to Reinstate IRS Tax Instructions

 

Consumers for Paper Options Urges U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Rescind Decision to Go Paperless

 

Consumers for Paper Options Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation to Protect the Sale of Savings Bonds

 

House Financial Services Committee Members Urge SEC to Revise Proposed E-Delivery Rule for Shareholder Reports

 

Consumers for Paper Options Applauds Rep. Bruce Poliquin for Calling on SEC Chair Mary Jo White to Rescind Proposed E-Delivery Rule during House Hearing

 

Consumers for Paper Options Applauds the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Decision Requiring Utilities to Provide Paper Bills Free of Charge

 

Consumers for Paper Options Applauds Introduction of Federal Legislation Requiring IRS to Partially Reinstate Mailing of Paper Tax Forms

 

Consumers for Paper Options Applauds Congressional Action Encouraging Increased Scrutiny for Controversial SEC e-Delivery Rule

 

Consumer & Allied Groups Urge SEC to Keep Shareholder Reports Accessible to All

 

CPO Applauds Pennsylvania Proposal Prohibiting State Utilities from Charging for Paper Statements

 

Consumers for Paper Options Urges FDA to Rescind Switch to Electronic Drug Labeling

 

Consumers for Paper Options Applauds GAO Review of Access Issues with Online-Only Savings Bonds

 

Consumers for Paper Options Applauds Congressional Efforts to Launch GAO Review of Access Issues with Electronic Savings Bonds

 

Consumers for Paper Options Applauds Progress in Effort to Reinstate Mailing of Social Security Earnings Statements

 

Consumers for Paper Options Applauds Congressional Efforts to Restore Access to Paper Social Security Statements

 

Consumers for Paper Options Applauds Federal Legislation to Protect Sale of Savings Bonds

 

Consumers for Paper Options Applauds Senators for Fighting Discriminatory Payroll Card Fees

 

National Survey: Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose Federal Efforts to "Go Paperless"

Poll summary is available here.

 

Consumers for Paper Options Statement for Senate Committee on Aging Hearing Regarding Mandate of Electronic Social Security Benefits

 

Consumers for Paper Options to Congress: Lack of Security in Electronic Tax-Filing Places Americans in the Crosshairs of Identity Theft

 

Consumers for Paper Options Applauds Congressional Resolution to Preserve Paper-Based Access to Government Information and Services

 

Time for Treasury to Formally Retract March 1 Mandate for Direct Deposit of Social Security Benefits

 

Social Security Direct Deposit Mandate is Discriminatory & Poses Significant Risks for Seniors

 

Consumers for Paper Options Statement to Committee on Ways & Means Subcommittee on Social Security

Group describes issues with Social Security direct deposit mandate, including security problems, waiver issues and rampant fraud.

 

Consumers Overwhelmingly Support Paper Options, New Poll Shows

In a recent poll, 72% of consumers surveyed said they would like for the government to continue to provide paper copies of essential documents. CPO calls on Congress to review agency actions 

 

Why the Social Security Earnings Statement Should be Re-instated

CPO Statement fo the Social Security Subcommittee, House Ways & Means Committee. Submitted for the record for the July 8, 2011 Hearing on Social Security Finances