Pricey Napa policy summit raises concerns for social media accountability groups

August 03, 2022 By Ashley Zavala || KCRA 3 || Read Article “It’s why people are very cynical about politics and politicians,” said Robert Herrell, executive director of the Consumer Federation of California. “None of the parents whose kids committed suicide because of social media addiction and … Read More ›

CFC in the News: Vote no on Prop. 24, a flawed privacy initiative

Click here to view article | April 13, 2020 | SF Chronicle | Editorial

California forces auto insurers to refund policyholders, but doesn’t specify how much

CFC in the News | April 13, 2020 | Mercury News | By Michael Nowels Petition filed by the Consumer Federation of California in late march of 2020. Read more here >>

Senate committee disses California’s big cryptocurrency push

April 05, 2022|By Susannah Luthi | POLITICO A representative for Yee and the Consumer Federation of California logged their opposition to the bill. In a letter to the committee and Kamlager, the Consumer Federation’s CEO Robert Herrell also stressed the digital currencies’ “wild fluctuations” that leave consumers “completely … Read More ›

A new California law could make your next car rental more expensive

February 24, 2022|By William P. David| THE NEW YORK TIMES “It’s just another way to get additional money without having it show up in the rack rate or the base rate on the car,” Robert Herrell, the executive director of the Consumer Federation of California, told me. “We … Read More ›

$1.75 Billion in COVID-19 Auto Insurance Savings

When COVID-19 stay at home orders and mass layoffs idled millions of motorists, the Consumer Federation of California Education Foundation got busy. In March 2020, we petitioned the California Department of Insurance to order auto insurance refunds or credits to motorists. Fewer workers were commuting to their … Read More ›

CFC’s Unending Quest to Protect Consumer Privacy, This Time in Cars

One of the growing trends in vehicle technology is that more and more vehicles are equipped with in-vehicle cabin cameras that look inside your car.  The Consumer Federation of California (CFC) is sponsoring legislation to ensure that the private data and recordings of those cameras inside your … Read More ›

A Conversation with Dan Morain, Author of Kamala’s Way

If you missed our online event on February 18, 2021 with Dan Morain, author of a new biography of Vice President Kamala Harris, you can view it here.

A Conversation with Richard Cordray

If you missed the online event on December 16, 2020 with Richard Cordray, author and former Director of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, where he discussed his book Watchdog – How Protecting Consumers Can Save our Families, our Economy, and our Democracy.   you can view it … Read More ›

Workers deserve protection from COVID-19. The agency responsible for that doesn’t care.

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