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Consumer Reports urges Nebraska to strengthen newly passed privacy bill

Lincoln, NE —Consumer Reports calls on the Nebraska legislature to strengthen L.B. 1294, a recently passed consumer data privacy bill that was included in L.B.…

April 12, 2024

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Consumer Reports applauds EPA’s final rule limiting PFAS in drinking water

EPA’s rule will protect the public from widespread “forever chemical” contamination in the nation’s drinking water linked to serious health concerns WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer…

April 10, 2024

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Consumer Reports applauds rollout of broadband consumer label

FCC will require internet providers to display easy-to-read, nutrition-style labels at all points of sale Washington DC – Starting tomorrow, the Federal Communications Commission will…

April 9, 2024

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Consumer Reports urges USDA to remove Lunchables From National School Lunch Program

CR tests find Lunchables and similar lunch kits contain relatively high levels of lead, cadmium and sodium; all but one contain harmful phthalates  WASHINGTON, D.C.…

April 9, 2024

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Consumer Reports praises Maryland legislature for passing groundbreaking privacy bill

Annapolis, Maryland — The Maryland state legislature advanced a privacy bill supported by Consumer Reports that marks a significant development in state privacy law. If…

April 8, 2024

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Bill banning harmful food dyes in school food advances in California

California bill seeks to keep school children safe from harmful food dyes  SACRAMENTO, Calif. – On April 3, the California Committee on Education voted to…

April 4, 2024

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Consumer Reports supports CFPB’s proposed rule to limit excessive overdraft fees

CR supports the proposal but advises the CFPB to include smaller financial institutions to protect more consumers from this abusive practice  WASHINGTON, D.C. – In…

April 1, 2024

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Consumer Reports calls on Kentucky Governor Beshear to veto flawed privacy bill

Frankfort, KY —Consumer Reports urges Governor Andy Beshearto veto H.B. 15, a weak consumer data privacy bill that passed the Kentucky General Assembly today despite…

March 28, 2024

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Oregon Governor signs landmark right to repair bill into law

Consumer Reports applauds new law that provides Oregonians with the right to repair their digital devices Salem, OR. — Oregon Governor Tina Kotek today signed…

March 27, 2024

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Consumer Reports statement on antitrust lawsuit filed against Apple by the U.S. Department of Justice and a coalition of 16 states

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Justice and a coalition of 16 states filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple today for maintaining a monopoly…

March 21, 2024

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