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CR praises EPA for issuing strong PFAS health advisories to protect the public from dangerous “forever chemicals” in drinking water

EPA takes action as legislation advances in the Senate to ban PFAS in food packaging  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports applauded the U.S. Environmental Protection…

June 15, 2022

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Consumer Reports statement: At least 14 deaths linked to infant rocker products

Joint warnings from CPSC, Fisher-Price, Kids2 underscore critical need for safe sleep practices by caregivers—and for manufacturers to take faster, more effective action to protect…

June 14, 2022

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Consumer Reports urges California officials to move forward on strong clean-car standards

At California Air Resources Board meeting, CR testifies that Advanced Clean Cars II proposal will help consumers save money and reduce pollution   SACRAMENTO –…

June 10, 2022

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New York OKs bill to protect event ticket buyers from hidden fees and other unfair practices that drive up prices

Consumer Reports urges Governor Hochul to sign bill requiring full disclosure up front of all fees and service charges for events  ALBANY, NY – Consumer…

June 3, 2022

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Consumer Reports applauds New York Assembly and Senate for passage of the first digital right to repair bill in the country

Yonkers, NY — The New York Assembly and Senate approved key digital Right to Repair legislation today that is endorsed by Consumer Reports and based…

June 3, 2022

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Consumer Reports Launches Cybersecurity Initiative with $5 Million Grant from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

CR will create new digital tools for consumers to protect themselves and their communities from cyber attacks  CR initiative is latest effort backed by Craig…

June 1, 2022

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CR testifies on how dysfunction at the FDA hindered its infant formula response at House Appropriations Agriculture Subcommittee hearing

CR calls for strengthened leadership and accountability for FDA’s food safety program WASHINGTON, D.C. – Brian Ronholm, director of food policy at Consumer Reports, will…

May 25, 2022

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California moves closer to ending dangerous “secret settlements” by passing the “Public Right to Know Act” in the Senate

Consumer Reports Urges the California Assembly to Support SB 1149 SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate voted Monday to pass SB 1149 – the “Public…

May 24, 2022

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Consumer Reports urges New York to ban insurers from using credit scores to price auto insurance coverage

Discriminatory practice penalizes New Yorkers with fair or poor credit with higher rates and makes coverage unaffordable for many Black and Latino drivers ALBANY, NY…

May 20, 2022

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Connecticut governor signs comprehensive privacy bill into law

Hartford, Conn. — Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed a comprehensive privacy bill into law that will extend baseline privacy rights to consumers, including the right…

May 11, 2022

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