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Consumer Reports comments to NHTSA on General Motors’ petitions related to defective Takata airbags

In response to this comment period, we urge NHTSA to focus on enforcing the current recalls, helping ensure automakers get these recalls completed more quickly,…

July 18, 2019

Press Release

New survey shows strong support for electric vehicles across economic spectrum

Joint release: Consumer Reports and Union of Concerned Scientists WASHINGTON, D.C. —The electric vehicle market may be poised for accelerating growth, according to a new…

July 18, 2019

Press Release

Bipartisan House Bill Moves Forward in the Fight to Stop Unwanted Robocalls

Joint release: National Consumer Law Center  and Consumer Reports Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce unanimously passed the Stopping Bad…

July 17, 2019

Joint letter to House committee on markup of product safety bills

* Consumer Federation of America * Kids In Danger * Consumer Reports * Public Citizen * We write to you to express our support for…

July 16, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports statement on FTC’s reported $5 billion fine for Facebook

WASHINGTON, D.C. — News media outlets are reporting that the Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a $5 billion settlement with Facebook following…

July 12, 2019

Press Release

CR urges House Energy & Commerce Committee to protect patients from surprise medical bills

Committee voting today on “No Surprises Act” to ensure patients don’t get stuck with huge, unexpected medical bills  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports called on…

July 11, 2019

Consumer coalition letter urging Congress to support legislation prohibiting surprise medical bills

Letter signed by 18 organizations representing patients, consumers, providers, and labor offering strong support for legislation to end “surprise medical billing.”

July 11, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports to deliver petitions to FCC demanding crackdown on robocalls 

CR to deliver 230,000 petitions to FCC HQ in Washington DC on Thursday, July 11, as agency hosts robocalls summit WASHINGTON, D.C — Consumer Reports…

July 10, 2019

Press Release

Student Borrower Bill of Rights legislation advances in California

AB 376 protects borrowers from servicing abuses that make loans more expensive and can trigger defaults   SACRAMENTO, CA – Consumer Reports applauded the California…

July 9, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports Applauds DC Attorney General for suing Marriott over deceptive and costly resort fees

Hidden resort fees have become a widespread industry practice and common complaint for travellers WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports praised District of Columbia Attorney General…

July 9, 2019

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