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California Assembly Banking Committee approves the Student Borrower Bill of Rights

AB 376 protects borrowers from servicing abuses that make loans more expensive and can trigger defaults   SACRAMENTO, CA – Consumer Reports applauded the California…

April 22, 2019

CR letter to California Assembly Banking Committee in support of the Student Borrower Bill of Rights (AB 376)

SUMMARY:  Consumer Reports letter in support of AB 376, a bill that would establish a first-in-the nation consumer protection framework for people who hold student…

April 22, 2019

Press Release

NJ Governor OKs new plan to help workers save for retirement

Secure Choice Act offers workers a convenient, low-cost savings plan TRENTON, NJ – Consumer Reports applauded Governor Phil Murphy today for signing the New Jersey…

March 28, 2019

CR’s testimony to DC Department of Insurance on banning non-driving factors for pricing auto insurance

SUMMARY:  Consumer Reports urges the District of Columbia Department of Insurance to ban the use of credit history, education and occupation as auto insurance ratings…

March 27, 2019

Consumer Reports Responds to Crapo-Brown RFI

Consumer Reports submitted this feedback in response to the the opportunity to provide feedback on the collection, use and protection of sensitive information by financial…

March 15, 2019

CR’s letter to the House Financial Services Committee on the SEC’s proposed Regulation Best Interest

Consumer Reports submits comments to the House Financial Services Committee regarding the SEC’s proposed Regulation Best Interest in advance of a hearing on the proposal.

March 13, 2019

CR joint amicus curiae brief in Zabriskie v. Fannie Mae

SUMMARY: Friend-of-the-court brief, joined by Consumer Reports and others, urging the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider and reverse its ruling, so that Fannie…

March 13, 2019

CR statement to House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee on T-Mobile/Sprint merger

SUMMARY: Statement for the record to the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee, for its hearing on the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, currently under investigation…

March 12, 2019

CR statement to Senate Antitrust Subcommittee: Does America have a “monopoly problem”?

SUMMARY: Written statement from Consumer Reports to the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights, for its hearing on “Does America Have a Monopoly…

March 6, 2019

Press Release

CR endorses the FAIR Act to end forced arbitration

Bill would prohibit corporations from forcing consumers, workers, and small businesses to resolve disputes through arbitration  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports today endorsed the Forced Arbitration…

February 28, 2019

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