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    Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of consumers/consumerism.

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    Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General - Consumer Protection State College Regional OfficeMediates consumer complaints, seeking restitution, refund, or other relief for consumers and affected businesses in a fair and impartial manner. The Bureau of Consumer Protection is authorized to perform the following duties:
    • Investigate commercial and trade practices in the distribution, financing and furnishing of goods and services for the use of consumers;
    • Conduct studies, investigations and research into matters affecting consumer interests and make such information available to the public;
    • Advise the Legislature on matters affecting consumer interests, including the development of policies and the proposal of programs to protect consumers;
    • Investigate fraud and deception in the sale, servicing and furnishing of goods and products, and strive to eliminate such illegal actions;
    • Promote consumer education and publicize matters relating to consumer fraud, deception and misrepresentation
    In response to numerous consumer complaints received each year, the Bureau has also developed a statewide mediation program which seeks restitution, refund or other relief for consumers and affected businesses in a fair and impartial manner.
    CentrePennsylvania Office of Attorney General - Consumer Protection State College Regional OfficePennsylvania Office of Attorney General
    Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General - Office of Military and Veterans AffairsThe Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General’s (OAG) Office of Military and Veterans Affairs (OMVA) provides information and assistance to the Pennsylvania veteran and military communities through outreach and education. The OMVA has the authority to investigate and prosecute certain offenses against veterans. Will connect veterans with existing services, educate them on consumer issues and advocate on their behalf. Veterans are encouraged to call regarding any issue. DauphinPennsylvania Office of Attorney GeneralPennsylvania Office of Attorney General

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