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Consumer Reports letter to Senate calling for passage of the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act

A new Consumer Reports article documents the spreading use of forced arbitration to limit corporate legal accountability for unsafe and shoddy consumer products — even…

January 30, 2020

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Consumer Reports urges Congress to adopt protections for mobile payment users

House Financial Services Committee holds hearing on the rise of mobile payments  WASHINGTON, D.C. – In testimony before the House Financial Service Committee’s Task Force…

January 29, 2020

Consumer Reports testimony before the House Financial Service Committee on how to make mobile payments safer

Consumer Reports’ Christina Tetreault testimony before the House Financial Service Committee’s Financial Technology Task Force on how Congress and providers can make mobile payments safer. …

January 29, 2020

CR letter urging OCC to rescind its “rent-a-bank” proposal

Consumer Reports letter urging the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to rescind its proposal that would give cover to lenders seeking to evade…

January 22, 2020

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Consumer Reports praises Governor Newsom’s plan to create consumer financial watchdog for California

Governor’s proposal comes after Consumer Financial Protection Bureau dramatically scales back federal oversight  SACRAMENTO, CA – Consumer Reports applauded a proposal announced today by California…

January 10, 2020

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CR applauds Verizon for eliminating hidden fees for Fios TV

Verizon plan comes after Congress passes reforms that will require transparent pricing for pay-TV service beginning this summer   WASHINGTON, D.C. –Consumer Reports praised a plan…

January 9, 2020

CR reply comments, Capital One petition to FCC to clarify process for confirming scope of a consumer request to opt out of receiving robo-texts

Consumer Reports comments in support of a petition, by Capital One bank to the FCC, for a declaratory ruling that, if a consumer sends an…

December 20, 2019

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Senate OKs reforms to end hidden pay-TV fees as part of omnibus spending bill

CR praises lawmakers for including reforms requiring cable and satellite providers to disclose total cost before consumers sign up for service WASHINGTON, D.C. – Pay-TV…

December 19, 2019

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House OKs spending bill with reforms to end hidden pay-TV fees

CR praises effort to require cable and satellite providers to disclose total cost before consumers sign up for service  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers would have…

December 17, 2019

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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

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