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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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Consumer Reports: EPA proposal to reinstate emissions waiver is important step on the way to empowering states to protect their residents again

Consumers poised to benefit from easier access to vehicles that save money and cut pollution Relevant materials > EV Fact Sheet > GHG Emissions Standards…

April 26, 2021

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Washington Privacy Act Fails to Advance, Consumer Reports Calls on other States to Pass Meaningful Privacy Legislation

OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Washington State legislature failed to advance the Consumer Reports-supported Washington Privacy Act by the end of the 2021 legislative session. The…

April 26, 2021

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Consumer Reports: NHTSA proposal to withdraw rule preempting states from setting emissions standards is important step for consumers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today proposed to withdraw claims of preemption over state emission standards…

April 22, 2021

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Consumer Reports: Congress must repeal law that hides product dangers from public

CR endorses new bicameral bill to end deadly secrecy law that protects companies at the expense of consumer safety WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today…

April 22, 2021

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Consumer Reports: White House pledge to slash emissions holds promise for saving consumers money, improving public health, reducing climate pollution

CR’s recent analysis shows consumers would save $1.6 trillion from clean car standards critical to delivering on this WH pledge    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The…

April 22, 2021

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Florida House of Representatives Advances Key Privacy Legislation

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, the Florida House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly in favor of HB 969, legislation that would provide residents with the right to…

April 21, 2021

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