Consumer Education

Free education and information sessions on a variety of topics for community groups, local governments, advocacy and grassroots organizations, business associations, faith-based entities, and professional service providers. 

Price gouging occurs when a merchant takes advantage of an extreme weather or public health event resulting in a Governor’s State of Emergency declaration, and sells goods and/or services in the affected area to consumers for an unconscionably excessive price (NY General Business Law § 396-r).