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Consumer Reports Renews Call For Mandatory COVID-19 Safety Standards For Airlines and Airports As Holiday Travel Season Begins

Millions Of Americans Expected To Fly Over Thanksgiving Holiday Despite CDC Recommendation To Avoid Air Travel WASHINGTON, DC – As the holiday travel season approaches, Consumer…

November 23, 2020

Consumer Reports letter to Senate Commerce Committee opposing S 4613, Contact Lens Rule Modernization Act

Description: Letter to the Senate Commerce Committee urging them not to approve S 4613, the so-called Contact Lens Rule Modernization Act. This ill-conceived bill would…

November 13, 2020

Joint amicus brief in defense of California law prohibiting anti-competitive generic drug pay-for-delay deals

Description: California enacted a law last fall to clarify and strengthen the prohibition against anti-competitive “pay for delay” agreements, where a brand-name drug maker pays…

October 16, 2020

CR comments to Copyright Office supporting renewal of pro-consumer exemptions from section 1201 of Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Description: CR submitted comments to the Copyright Office in the current round of its “Triennial Review” under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, in which it…

September 8, 2020

CR letter to Senate Commerce Committee in support of FTC Contact Lens Rule update

Description: Letter to the Senate Commerce Committee urging them not to include a provision in their recommendations for the new COVID response bill that would…

July 23, 2020

CR letter to Senate HSGAC in opposition to REINS Act

Description: CR letter to Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, in opposition to S. 92, the so-called Regulations from the Executive in Need of…

July 21, 2020

CR letter to House Appropriations committee in support of FTC Contact Lens Rule update

Description: Letter to the House Appropriations Committee urging them not to include a provision in their Financial Services and General Government resolution that would delay…

July 14, 2020

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

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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

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