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Consumer Reports hails New York’s consumer fraud settlement with Charter over internet speeds

CR filed amicus brief in support of New York’s lawsuit against Charter WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today praised the New York state attorney general’s…

December 18, 2018

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CR Statement on Education Department decision to cancel loan debts for defrauded students

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Suzanne Martindale, senior policy counsel for Consumer Reports, issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Education’s decision late…

December 14, 2018

CR Comments on Federal Trade Commission Online Event Ticket Sales Workshop

SUMMARY: Consumer Reports comments on the Federal Trade Commission’s workshop on online ticketing, urging the Commission 1) to use this workshop to gain an understanding…

December 6, 2018

Joint Letter to Transportation Secretary Chao Re Lack of Balance in New Membership of Aviation Consumer Protection Advisory Committee

SUMMARY: Consumer Reports joins with several other consumer groups expressing concern that the new consumer and state government representatives do not reflect the balance of perspective…

November 29, 2018

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WTFee?! Charter the Latest Cable Company to Increase Cable Fees

Friday, October 26, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Charter Communications this week confirmed that it will raise prices for its broadband service starting next month. At the same…

October 26, 2018

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U.S. District Court rejects challenge to rules enabling defrauded students to cancel loan debts

Consumer Reports calls on Education Department to implement borrower defense rules without further delay  October 16, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. – A U.S. District Court rejected…

October 16, 2018

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New Legislation Will Help Consumers Fight Rising Cable Fees

Rep. Eshoo’s “TRUE Fees Act” Will Make Cable, Internet Pricing More Transparent WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today voiced its support for legislation that aims…

October 2, 2018

Consumer Reports Endorses Rep. Eshoo’s TRUE Fees Act

Consumer Reports is pleased to support the “TRUE Fees Act” introduced by Representative Eshoo. This legislation is simple, straightforward, and effective. It would address the…

October 1, 2018

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Consumer Reports: Airline Bill is Mixed Bag for Consumers

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. — As the House prepares to vote on the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2018, Consumer Reports, the…

September 26, 2018

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Governor Brown signs bill to protect homeowners from foreclosure abuses

Consumer Reports praises Governor for reinstating key protections of the Homeowner Bill of Rights September 17, 2018 SACRAMENTO, CA – Consumer Reports praised California Governor…

September 17, 2018

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