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Consumers Union Opposition Letter Regarding SB 87 Budget Trailer Bill in California

Consumers Union, the nonprofit policy arm of Consumer Reports, strongly opposes SB 87 and its attempt to change long-held cy pres doctrine by redirecting remainder funds in class action suits to the court system–funds that are earmarked for nonprofits that work to ameliorate the problems that the class actions are about.