Our Work

Showing 1-10 of 2436 items

Frequently asked questions about Governor Newsom’s financial watchdog proposal

Frequently asked questions about California Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposal to protect consumers, small businesses, and communities by strengthening state oversight of the financial industry.

June 3, 2020

CR/ CFA/ US PIRG comments — DOT rulemaking on unfair and deceptive practices

Description: Consumer Reports filed comments, joined by Consumer Federation of America and US PIRG, urging the Department of Transportation not to follow through with its…

May 29, 2020

Consumer coalition letter calling on California lawmakers to support financial watchdog proposal in state budget

Letter by Consumer Reports and other consumer groups urging the California Senate Budget Committee to support Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposal in the state budget to…

May 21, 2020

Press Release

Consumer Reports urges California lawmakers to support new financial watchdog proposal in state budget

Governor Newsom’s budget proposal would use existing reserve fund from past enforcement actions to strengthen oversight SACRAMENTO, CA – Consumer Reports will call on members…

May 21, 2020

Press Release

CR, U.S. PIRG and activist deliver nearly 250,000 petition signatures to airlines calling for full refunds for canceled flights

Senator Markey Introduces Bill In Congress To Require Refunds WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports, U.S. PIRG and a consumer-turned-activist delivered nearly 250,000 petition signatures today…

May 13, 2020

Letter from CR, U.S. PIRG and activist to airlines calling for refunds when customers cancel flights due to coronavirus crisis

Letter from Consumer Reports, U.S. PIRG, and Jen Stansfield urging the airlines to be responsible corporate citizens and give every passenger whose travel is canceled…

May 13, 2020

Consumer letter opposing COVID liability shield for businesses

SUMMARY: Letter from CR and other leading consumer organizations opposing business lobby efforts during the COVID-19 emergency to shield businesses from legal accountability for negligently…

May 7, 2020

Coalition letter opposing COVID liability shield for businesses

Description: Letter from CR as one of a coalition of more than 100 consumer, labor, and public interest groups opposing efforts during the COVID-19 emergency…

April 30, 2020

CR letter to Congress — proposals to protect effective antitrust enforcement during COVID-19 disruption

Description: CR letter to House and Senate Judiciary Committees making three recommendations to help ensure that antitrust enforcement can continue protecting consumers and our economy…

April 30, 2020

Press Release

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHFA confirm no balloon payment required when forbearance ends

Consumer Reports urges mortgage servicers to inform borrowers of full repayment options  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports applauded the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA),  Fannie…

April 27, 2020

Show More