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Consumer Reports: Congress should pass ‘lifesaving’ Safe Sleep for Babies Act

CR-endorsed legislation would ban dangerous products tied to more than 200 infant deaths WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today endorsed the Safe Sleep for Babies…

May 13, 2021

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As California Gov. Preps Budget, Consumer Reports Finds Golden State Consumers Support Clean Transportation Programs

CR urges state legislators to make smart investments in clean vehicle initiatives that can save car buyers thousands of dollars   CR survey of California…

May 13, 2021

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Consumer Reports praises Minnesota ruling clearing the way for a state clean car program

ST. PAUL, MN — Consumer Reports praised an administrative law judge ruling today that gives Minnesota the green light to adopt an Advanced Clean Cars…

May 7, 2021

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Consumer Reports praises California Air Resource Board’s staff proposal on air emissions

CR calls for CARB to set strong standards to reduce global warming pollution SAN FRANCISCO — Consumer Reports praised the overall direction of the California Air…

May 6, 2021

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New Consumer Reports dresser stability testing shows some progress, but underscores ongoing danger to children

CR calls on Congress to pass the STURDY Act to get strong, sensible rules in place WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports today released new test…

May 6, 2021

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Peloton Recall: Consumer Reports says safety recall is right move, but delays demonstrate that product safety laws must be overhauled

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Consumer Product Safety Commission today announced that Peloton has agreed to recall its Tread and Tread+ treadmills, following an April 17…

May 5, 2021

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Consumer and civil rights groups urge Colorado legislators to address systemic racism in insurance

Washington, D.C.—The Consumer Federation of America (CFA), Center for Economic Justice (CEJ), and Consumer Reports (CR) urge  Colorado lawmakers to enact proposed legislation, SB 21-169…

May 3, 2021

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CR urges California to finalize regulation making auto insurance discount programs fair and equitable

Current discount programs unfairly discriminate against California drivers with less education and lower paying jobs SACRAMENTO, CA – Consumer Reports called on California Insurance Commissioner…

April 28, 2021

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Consumer Reports calls on Senate to protect consumers from predatory lenders

OCC rule gives predatory lenders green light to circumvent state interest rate caps WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports urged the Senate Banking Committee in a…

April 28, 2021

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Consumer Reports to Testify at House Hearing on the Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer Protection Powers

WASHINGTON, DC – Anna Laitin, Director, Financial Fairness and Legislative Strategy for Consumer Reports will testify this afternoon at a hearing held by the House…

April 27, 2021

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