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Consumer Reports Welcomes New DOT Airline Passenger Protections

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports is pleased that in the waning days of the current Administration, the U.S. Department of Transportation has issued a final…

January 13, 2021

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Congress acts to restore competition to health insurance by removing 75-year-old antitrust exemption

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports is hailing Congress’s passage of the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act, which removes the antitrust exemption that since 1945 has…

December 22, 2020

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Consumer Reports statement on the inclusion of broadband funding in the COVID-19 economic relief package

Washington DC – Consumer Reports praised the inclusion of $3.2 billion of funding for a CR-endorsed emergency broadband benefit program in a bipartisan COVID relief…

December 21, 2020

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CFPB rule holds debt collectors to higher standard on time-barred debt but falls short of needed protection

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new rule issued today by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will help address longstanding complaints from consumers that they are often…

December 18, 2020

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Consumer Reports statement on antitrust complaint filed against Google by bipartisan coalition of 38 states

Washington, DC – Earlier today a bipartisan coalition of 38 states filed an antitrust enforcement action against Google for its anticompetitive practices related to the…

December 17, 2020

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New Consumer Reports survey finds majority of drivers are interested in electric vehicles

Data shows marketing to educate consumers and new policies important for accelerated adoption of electric vehicles  WASHINGTON — A new nationally-representative survey by Consumer Reports…

December 17, 2020

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Joint press release from CR-IIIHS: 10 automakers fulfill automatic emergency braking pledge ahead of schedule

ARLINGTON, Va., and YONKERS, N.Y. — Ten automakers have fulfilled a voluntary commitment to equip nearly all the new light vehicles they produce for the…

December 17, 2020

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New washing machine rule undermines the standards that are saving consumers money and energy

Current clothes washer and dryer standards are saving consumers money while meeting their needs WASHINGTON — A new Department of Energy (DOE) rule would allow…

December 15, 2020

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Consumer Reports statement on federal and state antitrust lawsuits against Facebook

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Consumer Reports released the following statements in response to today’s antitrust lawsuits by the Federal Trade Commission and a bipartisan coalition of 48…

December 9, 2020

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Consumer Reports praises New York’s ban on PFAS chemicals in food packaging

New law will protect New Yorkers from exposure to harmful “forever chemicals”  ALBANY, NY – Consumer Reports applauded New York Governor Andrew Cuomo today for…

December 4, 2020

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