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CR comments to FTC on Funeral Industry Practices Rule

Description: The FTC is reviewing its Funeral Industry Practices Rule, which protects consumers from being subjected, at a particularly stressful and vulnerable time, to high-pressure…

June 15, 2020

Press Release

Consumer Reports supports bill to strengthen privacy protections for data collected to combat coronavirus

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports announced its support for the Public Health Emergency Privacy Act introduced today in Congress.  This legislation would provide much needed…

May 14, 2020

Consumer letter opposing COVID liability shield for businesses

SUMMARY: Letter from CR and other leading consumer organizations opposing business lobby efforts during the COVID-19 emergency to shield businesses from legal accountability for negligently…

May 7, 2020

Coalition letter opposing COVID liability shield for businesses

Description: Letter from CR as one of a coalition of more than 100 consumer, labor, and public interest groups opposing efforts during the COVID-19 emergency…

April 30, 2020

CR letter to Congress — proposals to protect effective antitrust enforcement during COVID-19 disruption

Description: CR letter to House and Senate Judiciary Committees making three recommendations to help ensure that antitrust enforcement can continue protecting consumers and our economy…

April 30, 2020

Consumer Reports urges House committee to protect consumers from surprise medical bills

Consumer Reports joined 12 other members of No Surprises: People Against Unfair Medical Bills, who represent patients, consumers, and workers, to thank the House Education and…

February 12, 2020

Press Release

Consumer Reports Calls on Health App Developers to Respect the Privacy Rights of Consumers

Yonkers, NY – Consumer Reports along with 10 organizations issued a letter today urging five reproductive health app developers to respect the privacy rights of…

January 29, 2020

CR and Allied Organizations Send Letter to Reproductive Health Apps About Privacy Practices

A coalition of eleven organizations today sent letters to five reproductive health app makers to urge them to take the lead in improving the privacy…

January 29, 2020

Consumer Reports Joins Coalition to Urge Congress to Pass Surprise Medical Bill Legislation

Consumer Reports co-signed a letter with the No Surprises: People Against Unfair Medical Bills coalition, to offer our strong support for the bipartisan, bicameral compromise…

December 13, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports urges Congress to approve Lower Health Care Costs Act to end surprise medical bills before year’s end

WASHINGTON — Consumer Reports is urging Congress to approve bipartisan legislation to end surprise medical bills — the Lower Health Care Costs Act — this…

December 12, 2019

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