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Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Vehicle Standards are working, according to EPA study

Imagine for a moment a road without rules. No speed limit? No waiting at red lights? As a driver, this might sound exciting! That is,…

March 22, 2019

Statement: Consumer Reports Strongly Supports the STURDY Act

Statement of Meg Bohne, Organizing Manager, as prepared for delivery Hundreds of deaths involving dressers and other clothing storage units have occurred since 2000.  Thousands…

March 20, 2019

Consumer Reports Responds to Crapo-Brown RFI

Consumer Reports submitted this feedback in response to the the opportunity to provide feedback on the collection, use and protection of sensitive information by financial…

March 15, 2019

Consumer Reports Supports the Montana Broadband Privacy Bill

Consumer Reports submitted this letter to the Montana House Judiciary Committee in support of HB 457: The Internet Access Service Customer Privacy Act. HB 457…

March 15, 2019

Press Release

EPA proposal to allow streptomycin to treat citrus disease poses unacceptable risk to health and the environment

Proposal allows widespread use of medically important drug that could lead to increased antibiotic resistance  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports urged the U.S. Environmental Protection…

March 15, 2019

CR comment letter to the EPA on the agency’s proposal to allow streptomycin to treat citrus disease

SUMMARY:  Consumer Reports comment letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the agency’s proposal to allow the widespread use of streptomycin to treat citrus…

March 14, 2019

CR’s letter to the House Financial Services Committee on the SEC’s proposed Regulation Best Interest

Consumer Reports submits comments to the House Financial Services Committee regarding the SEC’s proposed Regulation Best Interest in advance of a hearing on the proposal.

March 13, 2019

CR joint amicus curiae brief in Zabriskie v. Fannie Mae

SUMMARY: Friend-of-the-court brief, joined by Consumer Reports and others, urging the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider and reverse its ruling, so that Fannie…

March 13, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports: Boeing 737 Max 8 Flights Should Be Temporarily Grounded Pending Investigation

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following the tragic crashes of two Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes in less than six months, Consumer Reports…

March 12, 2019

CR statement to House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee on T-Mobile/Sprint merger

SUMMARY: Statement for the record to the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee, for its hearing on the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, currently under investigation…

March 12, 2019

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