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Jun 18, 2012, 08:13 ET Consumer Federation of California Applauds Governor Brown's Call to Revise Toxic Flammability Standards

In response to Governor Brown's announcement, Richard Holober, Executive Director of the Consumer Federation of California, stated: We applaud...


Jun 13, 2012, 06:38 ET Consumer Group: Investigate Flame Retardant Industry For Possible Violation Of California Law

The Consumer Federation of California is calling on California regulators to investigate a chemical industry front group named Citizens for Fire...


Feb 10, 2012, 06:30 ET Consumer Groups Denounce Attack on Consumer Watchdog

Eight California Based consumer organizations issued this statement in response to a press release announcing the launch of a website attacking...


Jan 19, 2012, 05:05 ET Zombie Initiative Alert: Mercury Insurance Prop 17 is Back from the Dead

Like a zombie that is killed by the people only to walk again, Mercury Insurance's Proposition 17 is coming back for the November 2012 ballot. Funded ...


Sep 28, 2011, 05:23 ET Poll: 74% Support Banning Sale of Expired Baby Food, Formula and Over-the-Counter Meds

74% of California voters support legislation on Governor Jerry Brown's desk which would ban the sale of expired infant formula, baby food and...