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Credit Bureaus agree to extend free weekly credit reports through April 2022

Consumer Reports calls on credit bureaus to make free credit reports permanent and improve credit report accuracy WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports applauded the three…

March 2, 2021

CR letter to House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee — hearing on proposals to address online platform gatekeeper power and lower barriers to entry online

Description: The House Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust Subcommittee held a hearing February 25, following up on its year-long investigation and its staff report on the market…

February 25, 2021

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Consumer Reports supports House bill to protect drivers from discriminatory auto insurance pricing

Bill prohibits insurers from using credit scores and other socioeconomic factors to set premiums  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports urged Congress to pass legislation introduced…

February 24, 2021

CR’s policy recommendations to the Department of Transportation on aviation consumer protections

Consumers Reports outlines its recommendations to the new leadership at the Department of Transportation for protecting aviation consumers.  CR’s recommendations include early actions it is…

February 16, 2021

Consumer Reports letters to House and House Judiciary Committee members in support of ending forced arbitration

Description: Consumer Reports letter to House Judiciary Committee in support of the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act, to stop corporations from forcing consumers, workers, small…

February 11, 2021

CR comment letter to the CFPB on the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on consumer access to financial records

Consumer Reports’ letter notes that data access can provide real benefits for consumers, but can also pose risks if done without adequate safeguards to ensure…

February 10, 2021

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Credit report errors have gotten worse during the pandemic and can have serious consequences for consumers

Consumer Reports launches Credit Checkup project to help consumers review credit reports and hold credit bureaus accountable for fixing errors YONKERS, NY – Consumer Reports…

February 9, 2021

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New Jersey Senate votes to ban auto insurers from using drivers’ credit scores, education, and occupation to set premiums

Consumer Reports calls on Assembly lawmakers to end unfair insurance industry practice  TRENTON, NJ – Consumer Reports praised the New Jersey Senate today for passing…

January 28, 2021

Consumer coalition letter in support of the New Jersey Fair Auto Insurance Rate (FAIR) Act

Letter from CR and a coalition of consumer, community, and economic justice organizations in support of the Fair Auto Insurance Rate (FAIR) Act.  S. 111…

January 28, 2021

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Consumer Reports Investigation Finds Some Auto Insurers Quoted Higher Premiums to Drivers With Less Education and Lower-Paying Jobs

Controversial Practice Disproportionately Harms Black And Latino Drivers  YONKERS, NY – Drivers with less education and less lucrative job titles could end up paying more…

January 28, 2021

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