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Consumer Reports calls on House to require fair and clear pricing for pay-TV service

House vote today on bill requiring cable and satellite providers to disclose total cost before consumers sign up for service  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports…

December 10, 2019

Surprise Medical Bills

You do the right thing. So should doctors and insurers. It’s sometimes not enough to have good health insurance, pay your monthly premiums, and understand…

November 21, 2019

Press Release

CR praises House Energy & Commerce Committee for requiring fair and transparent pricing for Pay-TV service

Television Viewer Protection Act requires Pay-TV providers to disclose total cost before consumers sign up for service  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Pay-TV operators would be required…

November 20, 2019

Consumer Reports letter to House Energy & Commerce Committee on the Television Viewer Protection Act

Consumer Reports letter endorsing a provision included in HR 5035 that requires multi-channel video program distributors to disclose the total price, including all itemized charges,…

November 20, 2019

Letter in support of Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019

SUMMARY: Letter from Consumer Reports to House Judiciary Committee in support of HR 5133, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019.…

November 20, 2019

Press Release

CR applauds House Subcommittee on Communications & Technology for OKing bill to end hidden telecom fees

Subcommittee approves the Television Viewer Protection Act (HR 5035)  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports applauded the House Energy & Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Communications &…

November 14, 2019

Comments to the CSBS

Comments to the Conference of State Bank Supervisors regarding proposed model language for money services businesses

November 7, 2019

Comments in support of the Federal Reserve Board’s proposal to build the FedNow faster payment system

Comments by Consumer Reports, the Center for Responsible Lending, and the National Consumer Law Center in support of the Federal Reserve Board’s proposal to build…

November 7, 2019

Letter opposing creating antitrust exemption for news content creators

SUMMARY: Letter from Consumer Reports and others raising concerns about proposals to counter the market power of large online platforms in the distribution of news by…

October 25, 2019

Letter to FCC against robocalling exemption for “robot calls”

SUMMARY: Robocallers are continuing to seek loopholes in the current prohibition in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act against robocalling without consent. Comments to FCC from Consumer Reports…

October 25, 2019

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