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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

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

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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

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