Category Archives: Legislative Updates


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Consumer Federation of California Shepherds Vital Protections for California Consumers to Curb Crypto Scams, Attack Hidden/Junk Fees, and Enhance Privacy For Immediate Release || Friday, September 15, 2023 Sacramento, CA September 15, 2023 – As the California State Legislature finalized its legislative actions for the year, final … Read More ›

Consumer groups ask CA governor to halt insurance industry discussions, say they’ve been left out

CFC in the News || By Michael Finney || ABC 7 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KGO) — Information floating around Sacramento points to an industry push for a major change in California’s insurance regulations. “Rumors are abundant, but the thread through all of this is the consumer groups — we … Read More ›

Ticketmaster’s Taylor Swift ticket debacle set off huge fan outrage, but state and federal governments aren’t making expected reforms

CFC in the News || When thousands of fans couldn’t get tickets for megastar Taylor Swift’s summer stadium tour, some diehards paid upwards of 70 times face value to see their favorite artist in person — an outrage that prompted Congressional hearings and bills in state legislatures to better protect consumers. Read the … Read More ›

California lawmakers act after Taylor Swift ticket fiasco. Ticketmaster tries to shake it off.

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Consumer Federation of California’s 2023 Policy Agenda

CFC is sponsoring or co-sponsoring the following 7 bills in the current legislative session: CFC-Sponsored Six-Bill Junk Fees Package  A multi-bill package sponsored by CFC and a wide range of consumer and small business organizations to crack down on so-called “junk fees.” CFC has worked on this … Read More ›

CFC Sponsors Bill in CA Legislature to Protect Consumers by Licensing and Regulating Crypto Companies

2022 Bill Vetoed by Gov. Newsom: Then Crypto Crashed, Leaving Consumers Holding the Bag For Immediate Release: Monday, January 30, 2023 SACRAMENTO – The Consumer Federation of California (CFC) will attempt a second time to make the cryptocurrency industry follow common sense consumer protections by sponsoring a … Read More ›

Consumer Federation of California 2022 General Election Endorsements in Key California Races

With the 2022 General Election season voting deadline coming up, the Consumer Federation of California (CFC) wanted to provide to you, our CFC supporters, our recommendations for key races that may be on your ballot. When looking at races in the California State Legislature, CFC focused on … Read More ›

CFC opposes AB 2167 – homeowner’s insurance rate hikes

CFC opposes AB 2167 (Daly) which would let homeowner’s insurance companies to raise rates by sidestepping the voter-enacted rate review standards set by the elected Insurance Commissioner. Read CFC’s letterSacramento Bee article Santa Rosa Press Democrat article Learn more and track AB 2167 through the legislature

No COVID-19 Immunity for Law-Breaking Businesses

Big business is urging the governor to suspend a host of laws protecting consumers, workers and the environment under the guise of COVID-19 financial relief. Average Californians are suffering from the effects of the pandemic but we still must obey the law. The same is true for … Read More ›

Create a State Consumer Financial Protection Agency

CFC and other consumer groups are urging the legislature to support the establishment of state Department of Financial Protection and Innovation to help fill the gap created by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s abandonment of its job. Read the coalition letterSan Francisco Chronicle EditorialLos Angeles Times … Read More ›

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