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CR memo in support of Colorado bill that would prevent unfair discrimination in auto insurance pricing

Consumer Reports memo in support of SB 21-169, a bill in Colorado that would prevent insurance companies from using data and algorithms that result in…

May 3, 2021

Press Release

Consumer and civil rights groups urge Colorado legislators to address systemic racism in insurance

Washington, D.C.—The Consumer Federation of America (CFA), Center for Economic Justice (CEJ), and Consumer Reports (CR) urge  Colorado lawmakers to enact proposed legislation, SB 21-169…

May 3, 2021

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

CR urges California to finalize regulation making auto insurance discount programs fair and equitable

Current discount programs unfairly discriminate against California drivers with less education and lower paying jobs SACRAMENTO, CA – Consumer Reports called on California Insurance Commissioner…

April 28, 2021

CR letter urging California Insurance Commissioner to make auto insurance discount programs fair and equitable

Consumer Reports letter to California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara calling on him to finalize a proposed regulation that would ensure group discount programs for auto…

April 28, 2021

Press Release

Consumer Reports calls on Senate to protect consumers from predatory lenders

OCC rule gives predatory lenders green light to circumvent state interest rate caps WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports urged the Senate Banking Committee in a…

April 28, 2021

CR letter to Senate Banking Committee on predatory rent-a-bank schemes

Consumer Reports letter to the Senate Banking Committee urging lawmakers to rein in rent-a-bank schemes that enable predatory lenders to evade state usury laws by…

April 28, 2021

Press Release

Consumer Reports to Testify at House Hearing on the Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer Protection Powers

WASHINGTON, DC – Anna Laitin, Director, Financial Fairness and Legislative Strategy for Consumer Reports will testify this afternoon at a hearing held by the House…

April 27, 2021

CR testimony on improving consumer protections for event ticket sales in New York

Testimony by CR’s Anna Laitin before a joint New York Senate Committee hearing on improving protections for consumers buying event tickets. Laitin notes that consumers…

April 22, 2021

CR support for AB 1320 – requiring MSBs to post a telephone number

Consumer Reports supports AB 1320,  which requires licensed money services businesses (MSBs) to provide a telephone number on their website and share it in written…

April 15, 2021

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