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New York Governor signs bill to protect event ticket buyers from hidden fees and other unfair practices into law

Consumer Reports praises Governor Hochul and the legislature for new law  requiring full disclosure upfront of all fees and service charges for events into law…

June 30, 2022

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CR Comments on SEC Climate Disclosure Rule

On Friday June 17, 2022 Consumer Reports submitted comments to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)  on a proposed rule entitled ‘The Enhancement and Standardization…

June 27, 2022

CR letter to House Financial Services Committee in support of the Stop Overdraft Profiteering Act

Consumer Reports letter to the House Financial Services Committee urging members to support the Overdraft Protection Act (HR 4277), which limits the number of overdraft…

June 22, 2022

CR letter on upcoming vote on American Innovation and Choice Online Act (AICO) – S.2992 / H.R.3816

Consumer Reports supports AICO and applauds this bipartisan effort to address the problematic market power of the largest online platforms.  Our four-page primer on AICO…

June 9, 2022

A Primer on the American Innovation and Choice Online Act (AICO) – Setting Fair Market Rules for Giant Online Platforms (S. 2992 / H.R. 3816)

Description: Consumer Reports supports AICO and applauds this bipartisan effort to address the problematic market power of the largest online platforms. At present there are…

June 9, 2022

CR Primer on the Open App Markets Act – Setting Fair Rules to Ensure a Competitive App Marketplace (S.2710 / H.R. 7030)

Description: Consumer Reports supports the Open App Markets Act (S.2710/H.R. 7030) which narrowly targets policy intervention at the app marketplace and proposes fair market rules that…

June 9, 2022

Press Release

New York OKs bill to protect event ticket buyers from hidden fees and other unfair practices that drive up prices

Consumer Reports urges Governor Hochul to sign bill requiring full disclosure up front of all fees and service charges for events  ALBANY, NY – Consumer…

June 3, 2022

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Consumer Reports urges New York to ban insurers from using credit scores to price auto insurance coverage

Discriminatory practice penalizes New Yorkers with fair or poor credit with higher rates and makes coverage unaffordable for many Black and Latino drivers ALBANY, NY…

May 20, 2022

Consumer Reports testimony before NY Assembly Insurance Committee on banning credit scores for auto insurance

Testimony by Consumer Reports before the New York Assembly Standing Committee on Insurance calling for a ban on the use of credit scores by auto…

May 20, 2022

New York Fair Auto Insurance Pricing Coalition letter urging state lawmakers to ban credit scores to set premiums

Letter by the New York Fair Auto Insurance Pricing Coalition urging state lawmakers to ban insurers from using credit scores to determine how much drivers…

May 20, 2022

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