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Consumer Reports Supports Fresh Look at Vertical Merger Enforcement Guidelines

The Federal Trade Commission voted today to withdraw from the Vertical Merger Enforcement Guidelines adopted last year, and the Justice Department announced that it is…

September 15, 2021

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Consumer Reports statement on Epic Games v. Apple federal court decision regarding App Store practices

A federal judge ruled today that Apple must open up payment options for any software sellers on its App Store. With this ruling, Apple will…

September 10, 2021

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Consumer Reports applauds passage of California bills to address genetic privacy, broadband access

The California legislature has approved key legislation endorsed by Consumer Reports to help address digital rights issues related to genetic data privacy and broadband access.…

September 10, 2021

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California Lawmakers Ban PFAS “Forever Chemicals” in Food Packaging and Wrappers

AB 1200 Also Requires Warning Labels on Cookware Made With PFAS Chemicals SACRAMENTO, CA — Consumer Reports praised California lawmakers today for approving legislation that…

September 8, 2021

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CR, consumers to testify at EPA hearing in favor of strong clean car standards

Consumer Reports analysis of EPA proposal says agency’s “Alternative 2” would be a better pathway back to Obama-era standards, saving consumers up to average of…

August 25, 2021

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Consumer Reports: White House lays out promising fuel economy and emissions plans for new vehicles, but must close loopholes

CR urges White House to deliver on promise of 60% emissions reduction by 2030 Government’s own analysis indicates stronger standards without loopholes would save consumers…

August 5, 2021

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Consumer Reports: Senate infrastructure bill will help improve broadband access, affordability, and transparency

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Senate is moving toward a final vote on a bipartisan infrastructure bill, which includes several measures aimed at broadband internet…

August 5, 2021

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Consumer Reports statement on news reports of White House announcement on electric vehicles, fuel economy standards

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The White House is planning an announcement tomorrow about electric vehicles and fuel economy standards.  News reports indicate that President Biden and…

August 4, 2021

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Consumer Reports: Road safety measures in infrastructure bill include important steps, missed opportunities

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As the U.S. Senate considers a bipartisan infrastructure bill, the independent, nonprofit Consumer Reports says the road safety provisions in the wide-ranging…

August 4, 2021

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Consumer Reports endorses the Food Labeling Modernization Act of 2021

Legislation aims to make grocery labels simpler, clearer, and more informative WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers will have an easier time making more informed and healthy…

August 4, 2021

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