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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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Consumer Reports applauds U.S. Senate passage of vital infant safety legislation

‘Safe Sleep for Babies Act,’ passed by House in 2021, now goes to President for signature CR urges parents and caregivers to immediately stop using…

May 4, 2022

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Consumer Reports: Texas’ proposed electric vehicle fees add up to a punishing tax

Texas state lawmakers are considering whether to impose large fees on people who own electric vehicles (EVs).  Supporters of the idea say new fees on…

April 29, 2022

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Consumer Reports Praises Passage of Privacy Bill in Connecticut Legislature

Hartford, Conn. — Today, the Connecticut General Assembly advanced new privacy legislation supported by Consumer Reports. If the bill is approved by Governor Ned Lamont,…

April 28, 2022

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FDA’s proposed limits on lead in fruit juices leave vulnerable children at risk

Consumers Reports calls on FDA to set lower limits which its tests show are feasible  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Limits proposed by the U.S. Food and…

April 27, 2022

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Lifting Summer Ethanol Ban To Lower Gas Prices? There Are Better Options

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Biden administration recently announced it is waiving the summer ban on fuels with a higher percentage of ethanol to combat rising…

April 25, 2022

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CR urges Secretary Buttigieg to hold airlines accountable for record flight cancellations and delays

CR submits petitions signed by nearly 30,000 consumers calling for stronger airline industry oversight and a Passenger Bill of Rights  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports…

April 18, 2022

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Consumer Reports calls on the CFPB to protect consumers from excessive junk fees charged by financial institutions

CR’s letter highlights unfair fees consumers find particularly frustrating WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a comment letter submitted to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Consumer Reports highlighted…

April 12, 2022

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Consumer Reports joins Antitrust Day movement to hold Big Tech accountable

Consumer Reports along with a coalition of nonprofits, companies, and individuals are uniting today for Antitrust Day to support proposed action by Congress to hold…

April 4, 2022

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Consumer Reports praises new standards for vehicle fuel economy announced today by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

New corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards will improve vehicle mileage, help consumers save money on fuel, reduce climate pollution   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer…

April 1, 2022

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