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As automakers and technology companies race to deliver self-driving and driverless cars to market, motorist associations and privacy advocates fear they’re leaving something behind: protecting consumer privacy. “It is a data mine of where we go and what’s happening as cars pass us by,” said Consumer Watchdog President Jamie...
Fair Political Practices Commission Opens Investigation Into CA Democratic Party In Response to Report On 'Brown's Dirty Hands'
CONTACT Jamie Court
Santa Monica—The Fair Political Practices Commission has launched an investigation into the California Democratic Party and alleged violations of the Political Reform Act in response to Consumer Watchdog’s investigative report, Brown’s Dirty Hands, the public interest group was told today. “We are pleased that the FPPC has...
Consumer Watchdog Campaign: USC Pharmacy Dean Reaped $6 Million Serving on EpiPen Board; Protest Demanded Resignation As Congress Grilled Mylan CEO
CONTACT Carmen Balber
LOS ANGELES, CA - Consumer Watchdog Campaign joined drug price advocates and people outraged over the price of Mylan, Inc.’s lifesaving EpiPen and other lifesaving drugs, including supporters of Proposition 61, the California Drug Price Relief Act, to protest at the USC School of Pharmacy against Randall Vanderveen, PhD, R.Ph. Vanderveen is...
Our Executive Director Carmen Balber speaks at a rally for #YesonProp61 in Downtown L.A.: "This issue is not going to change in Sacramento, it’s not going to change in Washington, D.C., it’s going to change because the voters take to the street and say no more, and force Pharma to lower prescription drug prices!" #...
Protestors supporting Prop 61 on the November ballot in California spoke out against Mylan's greed by jacking up the price 500% on it's EpiPens and profiteering by a former Dean at USC.
The federal government is on board with driverless cars — but with caveats and Consumer Watchdog is on board too, but with some concerns about possible pre-emption of strong state regulations like those in California.
Administration Heeded Safety Concerns In Self-Driving Car Policy, Consumer Watchdog Says; Questions Still Linger About Pre-emption Of Strong State Laws Like Those In California
CONTACT John M. Simpson & Jamie Court
SANTA MONICA, CA – The Obama Administration appears to have heeded many concerns raised by safety advocates in its new self-driving automated vehicle policy released today, Consumer Watchdog said. Consumer Watchdog added that it is studying the model state policy and that there are concerns about possible pre-emption of strong state...
Consumer Watchdog Joins Patient Advocates for YES ON 61 Bus Tour Kickoff in Downtown LA In Historic Replay of David vs Goliath Struggle For Auto Insurance Reform
CONTACT Carmen Balber & Cody Rosenfield
Los Angeles, CA -- Taking the fight for lower-priced prescription drugs to the streets, Consumer Watchdog Campaign joined nurses, seniors, and patients to call for an end to price-gouging by the pharmaceutical industry at the kick-off of the Yes on 61 campaign’s statewide bus tour. The tour will bring public awareness to the issue of...
Tesla concealed another deadly crash, but expects no oversight? Tell President Obama to keep our roads safe! http://consumerwatchdog.org/robotcar
LADWP ratepayers who were misbilled and overcharged will have to wait until mid-2017 to get their refunds, in yet another delay.