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News Release | U.S. PIRG | Public Health

STATEMENT OF U.S. PIRG on detection of colistin-resistant bacteria in the U.S.

The detection of colistin resistance in the United States is a sign that we may be near a post-antibiotic era, and losing our ability to treat common bacterial infections.

News Release | U.S. PIRG Education Fund | Democracy

In ID, KY, OR, Big Money Continues to Win Congressional Primaries

83% higher fundraising candidates win congressional primaries in 2016 elections

News Release | U.S. PIRG | Budget

Statement on the Overtime Rule

Statement of U.S. PIRG Executive Director Andre Delattre Regarding the Department of Labor Rule on Overtime:


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