For press requests, please contact Jimmy Wyderko at or 301-221-7778.

State Leaders Meet With White House, FTC Officials to Tackle Deceptive Junk Fees

April 22, 2024 — Today, senior state officials and lawmakers met with top officials from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the White House to discuss strategies for curbing deceptive junk fees. The series of meetings brings together lawmakers from different states to hear directly from federal regulators and decision-makers who have recently taken action against harmful fees, which disproportionately impact working families and hinder fair market competition.

Economic Liberties Applauds Illinois House Passage of Junk Fee Ban

April 18, 2024 — In response to news that the Illinois House of Representatives has passed a bill to ban junk fees (HB 4629), the American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement. 

Economic Liberties Releases UnitedHealth Group Abuse Tracker

April 18, 2024 — Ahead of a Senate Finance Committee hearing on April 30 with the UnitedHealth Group CEO over the disastrous February Change hack, and following news that the Department of Justice is investigating the company for monopolization, the American Economic Liberties Project today released an essential new resource documenting UnitedHealth Group’s abuses of patients, independent medical practices and pharmacies.

UnitedHealth Group’s Post-Cyber Attack Financials Prove It Is ‘Too Big To Care’

April 16, 2024 — Despite a devastating hack to UnitedHealth Group’s Change Healthcare subsidiary, which disrupted pharmacy and medical claims processing and sent the healthcare system into prolonged crisis this spring, UnitedHealth Group today announced profitable Q1 results and saw its shares jump over 5%. In response, the American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement.

Break Up Ticketmaster Coalition Calls for Urgency in Forthcoming Case Against Live Nation-Ticketmaster

April 16, 2024 — In response to new reporting indicating the Department of Justice Antitrust Division will file a suit challenging Live Nation-Ticketmaster’s monopoly power over live events, the Break Up Ticketmaster Coalition released the following statement.