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Consumer Reports calls on Congress to stop federal rollbacks of fuel economy standards

WASHINGTON, DC – David Friedman, Vice President of Advocacy for Consumer Reports, testified on Thursday, June 20, at the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing…

June 21, 2019

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Consumer Reports endorses the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act

Thursday, June 20, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today praised the introduction of a bipartisan bill in the U.S. House of Representatives to curb abusive robocalls.…

June 20, 2019

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Student Borrower Bill of Rights Approved by California Senate Banking Committee

AB 376 Protects Borrowers From Loan Servicing Abuses That Make Loans More Expensive And Can Trigger Defaults SACRAMENTO, CA – Consumer Reports applauded the California Senate…

June 19, 2019

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Consumer Reports praises New York State Legislature’s approval of SHIELD Act to curb data breaches, ID theft

Monday, June 17, 2019 YONKERS, N.Y. and WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports, the nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, today praised the New York State Legislature’s approval of…

June 17, 2019

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As state AGs sue to block Sprint-T-Mobile merger, Consumer Reports urges Justice Dept. to join opposition

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Attorneys general from 10 states, led by California and New York, today announced that they are bringing antitrust…

June 11, 2019

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Joint statement supporting H.R. 3172 / S. 1767, the Safe Sleep Act, to prohibit the sale of infant inclined sleepers

* American Academy of Pediatrics * Consumer Federation of America * Consumer Reports * Kids In Danger * “As leading child health and consumer advocacy…

June 11, 2019

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Consumer Reports: FCC votes to help curb robocalls, but more action is needed to help consumers

June 6, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today voted in favor of letting phone companies automatically block illegal and unwanted robocalls…

June 6, 2019

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Consumer Reports Launches Digital Lab to Usher in New Era of Digital Consumer Rights

Digital Lab aims to shift power back into the hands of consumers with an initial $6M gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies, the foundation of craigslist…

June 6, 2019

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Colorado reaffirms commitment to moving forward with plan to expand access to zero-emission vehicles

Denver, Co. — Coloradans deserve cleaner air and more options for electric vehicles (EVs), and Consumer Reports, the nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, applauds Governor Jared…

June 4, 2019

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Antibiotics Off the Menu Coalition calls on Wendy’s to end antibiotic overuse in beef supply

Groups urge burger giant to join competitors such as McDonald’s and Shake Shack in doing their part to combat drug-resistant bacteria DUBLIN, Ohio — As…

June 4, 2019

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