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CR urges Congress to protect consumers from corporate price gouging during the pandemic

Consumer Reports letter to the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Consumer Protection calling on lawmakers to support HR 675, which would make price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic an unfair and deceptive practice under the Federal Trade Commission Act.  The bill would help protect consumers by giving state and federal law enforcement authorities the tools they need to hold companies accountable when they exploit the COVID-19 health crisis and hike prices unfairly