U.S. PIRG Latest Blog Posts

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Ethan Evans
Electric Buses For America, Associate

The Transportation and Climate Initiative is an opportunity to tackle transportation emissions in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. 

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Ed Mierzwinski
Senior Director, Federal Consumer Program

Yesterday the Senate Commerce Committee held an oversight hearing on strengthening the FTC's tools to protect consumers. Today it held a confirmation hearing for President Biden's nominee to the FTC, Professor Lina Khan. U.S. PIRG supports both. (Photo of sculptor "Michael Lantz's Man Controlling Trade" (outside the FTC) by Steve Fernie, Some Rights Reserved.)

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Patricia Kelmar
Director, Health Care Campaigns

 

Saturday, April 24, is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

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Alex DeBellis
Right to Repair Campaign, Associate

Hospital support builds to 10-0, bipartisan vote in California committee

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Alex DeBellis
Right to Repair Campaign, Associate

Millions of Americans stand on the wrong side of the digital divide. It’s time we fix that.

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Henry Hintermeister
Creative Associate

The United States is in need of an infrastructure overhaul.

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Alex DeBellis
Right to Repair Campaign, Associate

When consumers don’t have time to wait for authorized repair, they shouldn’t be faulted for finding alternatives.

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Haley Clinton
Zero Waste Campaign, Associate

This blog is the second in a series examining policy solutions to the plastic pollution crisis that are proven and replicable. This section covers recycled content requirements.

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Henry Hintermeister
Creative Associate

In response to the worsening plastic waste crisis, federal lawmakers and advocates are championing legislation to cut our nation's plastic footprint down a size.