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CR letter to Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust on effects of vertical consolidation in healthcare marketplace

SUMMARY: Consumer Reports letter to Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, hearing on effects of vertical consolidation in healthcare marketplace.

June 14, 2019

Letter to House and Senate Judiciary Committees in support of Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act

DESCRIPTION: Letters from Consumer Reports, Consumer Federation of America, and Consumer Action, to House and Senate Judiciary Committees, supporting legislation to improve competition and consumer…

June 5, 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

Letter to House Judiciary Committee in support of prescription drug antitrust bills

SUMMARY: Letter to House Judiciary Committee in support of four bills, being marked up in Committee, to promote competition and consumer choice in prescription drugs,…

April 30, 2019

CR letter to FDA on investigation of arsenic in bottled water

SUMMARY: Consumer Reports, an independent, nonprofit member organization that works side by side with consumers to create a fairer, safer, and healthier world, writes the…

April 17, 2019

Letter to Congressional Leadership Outlining Key Considerations to End Surprise Medical Bills

Consumer Reports joined with 44 other organizations to urge policymakers to get the policy right when protecting consumers from surprise medical bills. In this letter,…

April 9, 2019

Consumer Reports writes in support of federal Surprise Medical Bill legislation

In October, 2018, Consumer Reports joined with Families USA to share our support for the “Protecting Patients from Surprise Medical Bills Act.” This legislation would ban…

March 1, 2019

CR letters in support of Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (FAIR Act)

SUMMARY: Letters in support of Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (FAIR Act) to stop corporations from forcing consumers, workers, and small family businesses to give up…

February 28, 2019

CR comments on draft recommendations of the Ad Hoc Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance

SUMMARY: Consumer Reports comments on the Draft Recommendations of the Ad Hoc Interagency Coordination Group (IACG) on Antimicrobial Resistance. CR commends the IACG for developing extensive…

February 19, 2019

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