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Joint news release: Privacy groups praise CA legislators for upholding privacy law against industry pressure

SACRAMENTO – The California State Legislature will wrap up the first year of a two-year session tonight, leaving the landmark California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)…

September 13, 2019

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Consumer Reports applauds California Senate for approving bill to begin reining in high interest, predatory loans

Fair Access to Credit Act caps interest rates on loans over $2,500 SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate approved legislation today introduced by Assemblymember Monique…

September 13, 2019

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Sudden spike of electric vehicle taxes punishes consumers, fails to fund highway road repairs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Several states are taxing electric vehicle drivers at rates much higher than the average driver pays in gas taxes, but a new…

September 11, 2019

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Consumer Reports: Rolling back lightbulb efficiency rules is a costly mistake

WASHINGTON, DC — The Department of Energy announced today a decision to roll back rules that would have required lightbulbs to be more efficient, a…

September 4, 2019

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FTC-YouTube Settlement: Statement by Consumer Reports

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Federal Trade Commission today formally announced the details of a $170 million penalty for Google’s YouTube and restrictions to be imposed on the…

September 4, 2019

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Consumer Reports & CSPI petition USDA to end misleading labels on processed meats

CR tests find deli meats labeled “Uncured” or “No Nitrate or Nitrite Added” have nitrite levels similar to traditionally cured meats WASHINGTON, D.C. – In…

August 29, 2019

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New Survey Finds Strong Consumer Interest in Improved Fuel Economy, Especially Among Growing Segment of SUV and Pickup Truck Owners

Consumers Skeptical of Automakers’ Efforts as Regulators Move to Roll Back Standards WASHINGTON, DC — As auto regulators work to finalize a roll back of…

August 23, 2019

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Coloradan consumers win with approval of ‘Zero-Emission Vehicle’ program

Consumer Reports urges strong oversight to ensure program success DENVER, CO — Consumer Reports today praised the state of Colorado’s approval of a Zero-Emission Vehicle…

August 16, 2019

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Consumer Reports applauds signing of Harper’s Law in NY to help protect children from deadly furniture tip-overs

YONKERS, N.Y. — Consumer Reports, the nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, today praised the signing of a new law in New York state to help protect…

August 13, 2019

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Consumer Reports: Government documents show failures by Tesla, while NHTSA must do more to hold companies accountable

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Consumer Reports today said that emails and other government documents released publicly for the first time show failures by Tesla regarding its safety claims…

August 7, 2019

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