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Written testimony urging far greater CPSC funding, as sent to Senate appropriations subcommittee

Consumer Reports, the independent, non-profit member organization, strongly urges you and your colleagues on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government to…

May 24, 2019

Press Release

CR applauds California Assembly for passing bills to hold for-profit schools accountable

Bills address long-standing abuses that have harmed students at for-profit schools SACRAMENTO, CA — Consumer Reports praised California Assemblymembers today for passing legislation to strengthen…

May 23, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports Hails Senate Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Help Stop “Spoofed” Robocalls

Thursday, May 23, 2019   WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Senate today passed a bipartisan bill to help address the growing problem of “spoofed” robocalls that…

May 23, 2019

Joint letter to New York State Legislature supporting bills to ban crib bumper pads

* Kids In Danger * Consumer Federation of America * Consumer Reports * The undersigned consumer organizations strongly urge you to vote in favor of…

May 22, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports: Tesla’s Automatic Lane Changing Requires Significant Driver Intervention 

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 CR found the latest version of Navigate on Autopilot is far less competent than a human driver CR says feature raises…

May 22, 2019

CR comments to EPA on present uses of oxytetracycline in plant agriculture

SUMMARY: Consumer Reports comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Proposed Interim Registration Review Decision (PID) for the use of the active ingredient oxytetracycline in plant…

May 20, 2019

CR comments to EPA on present uses of streptomycin in plant agriculture

SUMMARY: Consumer Reports comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Proposed Interim Registration Review Decision (PID) on the use of the active ingredient streptomycin in plant…

May 20, 2019

Consumer Reports’s Complaint to the FTC Regarding Facebook’s Face Recognition Setting

Consumer Reports asks the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Facebook, Inc.’s representations of the availability of the Face Recognition setting on its platform. Facebook represented…

May 20, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports: As FCC commissioners signal support for Sprint-T-Mobile, Justice should step up and block deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today repeated its call for the Justice Department to block the proposed merger of wireless giants Sprint and T-Mobile, following…

May 20, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports: As NTSB Again Links Death to Autopilot, Tesla Must Act Now

Driver-assist system needs immediate changes and a NHTSA defect inquiry, says CR WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Transportation Safety Board today released a preliminary report on the fatal…

May 16, 2019

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