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Consumer Reports: New efficiency standards for washers, dryers from Department of Energy are “win-win” for consumers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy today released its final version of new efficiency standards for clothes washers and dryers.  The nonprofit consumer…

February 29, 2024

Consumer Reports Opposes Georgia S.B. 473, Consumer Privacy Legislation

Consumer Reports opposes, unless it is amended, Georgia S.B. 473, the Georgia Consumer Privacy Protection Act. The bill seeks to provide to Georgia consumers the…

February 29, 2024

CR urges regulators to take action to address sale of insecure video doorbells

Consumer Reports sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission, Federal Trade Commission, and California Attorney General’s office urging the regulators to act to address…

February 29, 2024

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Consumer Reports applauds the introduction of California bill that would make it easier for consumers to exercise their privacy rights through opt-out preference signals

Sacramento, CA — Consumer Reports announced its support today for AB 3048, a bill that would require browsers and devices to offer consumers the ability…

February 27, 2024

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Consumer Reports supports FTC suit to block Kroger-Albertsons merger

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Consumer Reports applauded the Federal Trade Commission’S (FTC) lawsuit to block Kroger Company’s $24.6 billion acquisition of the Albertsons Companies, Inc., the largest…

February 26, 2024

Consumer Reports Opposes Kentucky H.B. 15, Consumer Privacy Legislation

Consumer Reports opposes, unless it is amended, Kentucky H.B. 15, consumer privacy legislation. The bill seeks to provide to Kentucky consumers the right to know…

February 23, 2024

CR letter to Del Monte on plastic chemicals in its canned sliced peaches

In a letter to Del Monte, Consumer Reports urged the company to protect consumers from high levels of potentially hazardous plastic chemicals in its food…

February 22, 2024

CR letter to Thai Union of North American on plastic chemicals in Chicken of the Sea canned salmon

In a letter to Thai Union of North America, Consumer Reports urged the company to protect consumers from high levels of potentially hazardous plastic chemicals…

February 22, 2024

CR letter to Fairlife on plastic chemicals in its Core Power High Protein Chocolate Milk Shake product

In a letter to Chicago-based Fairlife, Consumer Reports urged the company to protect consumers from high levels of potentially hazardous plastic chemicals in its food.…

February 22, 2024

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Consumer Reports applauds the FCC for moving forward with vote to require cable companies to display all-in price on consumer bills and promotional activities

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced plans to move forward with a vote in March to finalize rules that will require cable and satellite providers…

February 22, 2024

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Consumer Reports statement on news reports about new EPA rules to reduce tailpipe emissions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Multiple news outlets have reported that the White House is preparing to finalize new rules to reduce tailpipe emissions from new cars…

February 21, 2024

Consumer Reports comment letter to the Treasury Department on financial inclusion

Consumer Reports letter to the Department of Treasury in response to its Request for Information on financial inclusion. CR commends and fully supports the Treasury…

February 21, 2024

Joint coalition letter urging leaders of Senate and House Appropriation Committees to protect funding for the USDA, FTC, and DOJ so they can continue enforcing antitrust laws

Joint coalition letter to leaders of the Senate and House Appropriation Committees to protect funding for the United States Department of Agriculture, Federal Trade Commission,…

February 16, 2024

An analysis of potential remedies to address Google’s search monopoly

This analysis considers five potential remedies to restore competition if Google is found by the court to have maintained its search monopoly illegally as alleged…

February 16, 2024

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Credit report error complaints to CFPB have increased more than 2.5 times since 2021

Consumer Reports and WorkMoney launch Credit Checkup project to encourage consumers to check their reports for credit-damaging errors YONKERS, NY – Consumers should check their…

February 15, 2024

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Victory! New Mexico Senate passes landmark Clean Transportation Fuels Standard, sends bill to governor

SANTA FE – A landmark bill to establish a clean fuels standard for the state of New Mexico is headed to the governor, who is…

February 14, 2024

Consumer Reports Supports Maryland H.B. 567/S.B. 541, Consumer Privacy Legislation

Consumer Reports supports Maryland H.B. 567/S.B. 541, consumer privacy legislation. The bill would extend to Maryland consumers important new protections, including meaningful data minimization restrictions,…

February 13, 2024

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Sharing Stories of Electric Vehicle Ownership: Highlighting the Value of EVs

Sharing Stories of Electric Vehicle Ownership WASHINGTON, D.C. – Interested in hearing some of the real-life stories behind the transition to electric vehicles? Consumer Reports…

February 12, 2024

CR comment letter in support of the Federal Trade Commission’s proposed ban of costly junk fees

Consumer Reports letter in support of the FTC’s proposed ban of surprise and unavoidable junk fees that are charged for goods or services that inflate…

February 7, 2024

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Consumer Reports urges FTC to finalize proposed ban on costly junk fees

CR submits nearly 50,000 petition signatures and hundreds of stories from consumers fed up with rampant hidden junk fees in comment letter to FTC WASHINGTON,…

February 7, 2024

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