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CR letter to House Judiciary Committee, competition in health care and pharmaceuticals

DESCRIPTION: The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust held a hearing to examine competition problems in the development and delivery of health care services and products,…

April 29, 2021

Press Release

Congress acts to restore competition to health insurance by removing 75-year-old antitrust exemption

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports is hailing Congress’s passage of the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act, which removes the antitrust exemption that since 1945 has…

December 22, 2020

Consumer Reports letter to Senate Appropriations Committee in defense of FTC Contact Lens Rule

Description: Letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee in defense of the Federal Trade Commission’s Contact Lens Rule.  Urging the Committee not to include any provision…

December 1, 2020

Press Release

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

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