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Consumer Reports: As NTSB Again Links Death to Autopilot, Tesla Must Act Now

Driver-assist system needs immediate changes and a NHTSA defect inquiry, says CR WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Transportation Safety Board today released a preliminary report on the fatal…

May 16, 2019

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Consumer Reports urges Colorado commission to advance Zero Emission Vehicle program, reject automakers’ half-measures

Denver, Co. — Consumer Reports, the nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, is strongly urging Colorado’s Air Quality Control Commission to consider adopting a Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV)…

May 16, 2019

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Consumer Reports urges CFPB to preserve underwriting protections for payday loan borrowers

CFPB’s proposed rule removes “ability-to-repay” requirement needed to ensure high-cost lenders don’t trap borrowers in debt   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports urged the Consumer…

May 15, 2019

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Consumer Reports: Dresser Recall Crucial but People Left at Risk, in the Dark Far Too Long

CR’s investigation previously found South Shore dresser, tied to death of child, was likelier to tip WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission today announced…

May 9, 2019

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Joint Statement: Dresser Involved in Fatal Tip-Over Finally Recalled More than One Year Later

First CPSC recall for deadly unstable furniture since September 2017 * Kids In Danger * Parents Against Tip-Overs * Consumer Federation of America * Consumer…

May 9, 2019

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CFPB Proposal Fails to Adequately Protect Consumers From Debt Collection Abuses

Proposal Would Allow Debt Collectors to Contact Consumers Over Text and Email, Without Addressing Key Issue of Debt Verification WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new proposal…

May 7, 2019

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Consumer and Medical Groups Applaud New Legislation to Help Prevent Furniture Tip-Overs

STURDY Act will help save children’s lives by strengthening furniture safety standards *American Academy of Pediatrics * Consumer Federation of America * Consumer Reports *…

May 6, 2019

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South Carolina rejects Duke Energy fee hike after “What the Fee?!” outcry

Consumer Reports commends SC public service commission for defending consumer access to affordable electricity Thanks to a large public outcry by South Carolinians, Duke Energy’s…

May 2, 2019

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Consumer Reports: New Recall of Dangerous Infant Sleepers is Important, But Process Flawed

Kids II rocking sleeper recall follows CR investigation tying products to infant deaths WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission today announced that the children’s…

April 26, 2019

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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

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