Federal Trade Commission

Northwest Airlines passengers wait to get their luggage at the baggage claim area at Detroit Metropolitan Airport on July 9, 2008, in Romulus, Michigan. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Advocacy groups ask FTC to expand Biden administration efforts to rein in junk fees

BY: - February 11, 2023

President Joe Biden devoted 19 sentences of his State of the Union speech to “junk fees,” which includes credit card late fees, service fees for concert tickets and airplane seating preferences that he said strain families’ budgets. Biden did not mention the numerous and opaque fees faced by prisoners and their families every day. But […]