Lance Haver

Council's New Point Person on Civic Engagement OK with Council's Restrictions on Public CommentPhiladelphia's longtime consumer advocate, Lance Haver, has left the Nutter Administration to take a new City Council post: Director of Civic Engagement.
Debt Collection Industry On Notice About Hounding ConsumersConsumer complaints about abusive tactics are prompting the government watchdog to look into new rules and regulations.
Consumer Advocate Says Don't Give Your ZIP Code To The CashierGiving a merchant your ZIP code at check-out may not seem like a big deal, but courts in both California and Massachusetts have ruled that it is, in fact, big, and now illegal in those states.
Consumer Expert Warns of Celebrity Debit Card Marketed to TeensTeen idol Justin Bieber already has his face on posters and tee-shirts, but now it'll be on a prepaid debit card.
Philadelphia Official Advises Consumers on 75-Watt Incandescent Bulbs: Let 'Em GoA new law now in effect prohibits light bulb manufacturers from producing traditional incandescent 75-watt light bulbs.
Homeowners Wonder What Kind Of Adjuster To Hire In Wake Of Hurricane SandyAs we repair the damage caused by Sandy, many are deciding if they should bring in an insurance company adjuster or a public adjuster.
4 Arrested Outside Pa. Governor's Mansion in Welfare ProtestFour people were arrested in front of the governor's residence as a group of several hundred demonstrators protested the end of cash assistance for the poor in Pennsylvania.
Art Liebersohn, Pennsylvania Consumer Advocate, RememberedAn advocate for Philadelphia area consumers has passed away. Art Liebersohn died late Wednesday night, just days after two massive strokes.
Paralyzed Artist Daren Dieter, Son of Phila. Consumer Advocate, Dead at 29Daren Dieter, 29, died suddenly Tuesday, four years after being gravely wounded in a shooting.
Consumer Advocate: Stay Home On Black FridayThe lure of great deals drew millions of people to the stores on this Black Friday, but one local consumer advocate says you probably would have been better off just staying home.
Philadelphia Coalition Opposes Obama's Proposed Cuts To LIHEAP
Part 3: Fighting For Your BusinessThe electricity landscape is now marked by numerous companies trying to get your business. So how should you proceed?