A group representing US consumers wants Congress to abandon proposals under consideration to raise the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) cap to $8.50 per segment from $4, saying the hike would “disproportionately burden budget-conscious consumers and families.” In a May 10 letter to Democratic leaders on the House Transportation Committee and Senate Commerce Committee, National Consumers League VP-public policy, telecommunications and fraud John Breyault wrote that, while the ...

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