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Consumer Reports: White House roll back of gas mileage rules compounds financial problems for consumers with economy on brink of recession

Weakening nation’s fuel economy standards will cost Americans $300 billion, do nothing to improve safety, and slow auto sales for years to come WASHINGTON, D.C.…

March 31, 2020

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CR: New FCC robocall rules are another important step, but more action is needed to combat coronavirus scams

Washington, DC —The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today approved rules requiring phone companies to implement STIR/SHAKEN, a caller ID verification standard to help address the…

March 31, 2020

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Zoom Makes Improvements to Privacy Policy after Consumer Reports Investigation

Yonkers, NY —Consumer Reports recently uncovered a range of privacy concerns with Zoom, a videoconferencing service that has gained in popularity as consumers, businesses, and…

March 31, 2020

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Consumer Reports: Coronavirus Relief Bill Will Provide Some Help for Consumers, But Does Not Do Enough to Put People First

CR urges policymakers to go further to help American families and individuals hard-hit by financial fallout from coronavirus    WASHINGTON, D.C. — As Congress sends…

March 27, 2020

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Consumer Reports urges banks to provide immediate relief for mortgage borrowers

CR calls on bankers to simplify process for getting hardship relief as April 1 mortgage payment deadline approaches  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports called on…

March 26, 2020

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Safety advocates applaud CPSC move to get padded crib bumpers off the market

* Consumer Federation of America * Consumer Reports * Kids In Danger * * Public Citizen * U.S. PIRG Education Fund *   Consumer Product…

March 26, 2020

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Consumer Reports calls on California Attorney General to uphold CCPA enforcement despite industry efforts to push back during the COVID-19 crisis

San Francisco, CA — Consumers Reports today called on the California Attorney General (AG) to reject industry efforts to avoid compliance with the California Consumer…

March 23, 2020

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Consumer groups urge Congress to insist on consumer protections in airline taxpayer bailout

WASHINGTON, DC – A coalition of national consumer and passenger rights groups today called on Congress to include provisions in any contemplated airline industry bailout…

March 19, 2020

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Washington state privacy bill fails to advance

March 12, 2020 Consumer Reports urges lawmakers to continue work next year to safeguard the digital rights of consumers OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington state lawmakers…

March 12, 2020

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Consumer Reports links Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play inclined sleepers to an additional 19 infant deaths

CR urges families to stop using inclined sleepers immediately; calls on CPSC to set strong rules for infant sleep products and secure recalls for all…

March 12, 2020

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