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Freeze your credit
With so many data breaches, you should assume your social security is out there. Protect your identity theft in just 10 minutes--it will be worth it.
Gas prices on the rise in your state? Here's how to report price gouging
Consumers who believe gas stations in their state are price gouging can report the issue to their state attorney general.
Get the Lead Out
Ensuring safe drinking water for our children at school
Get the Lead Out: Back-to-school toolkit
A toolkit to help parents, teachers and school officials get the facts on lead in drinking water and take action to ensure safe drinking water at school
Getting Help Paying your Bills During COVID-19
Here's how you can manage your finances if you’re unable to cover all your expenses this month.
Getting off the Hook of a Predatory Tow
U.S. PIRG Education Fund identified 14 common-sense towing protections that should be available to consumers in every state, and researched which states offer those safeguards. These protections range from who is responsible for damages caused by careless towing to whether you are guaranteed the option to pay by credit card.
Gift cards are a popular holiday purchase, but be careful this year
COVID-19 could push more stores and restaurants out of business soon.
Glyphosate pesticide in beer and wine
Most of us take it for granted that the food and drinks we buy from the store are not putting our health at risk.
However, new research from public health groups and scientists from the past several years indicates that food and drinks are contaminated with glyphosate, the main ingredient in the weed killer Roundup. This is a potential health problem because in 2015 the World Health Organization found that glyphosate is a probable carcinogen. In 2017, the state of California also decided to list glyphosate as a probable carcinogen.
Every year, the federal government spends billions of taxpayer dollars on wasteful and environmentally harmful programs that are polluting our air and water and driving the climate crisis. Green Scissors is the definitive guide to polluter welfare in the federal budget.
Health Professional Action Network
Health professionals from across the country are sounding the alarm on antibiotic resistance and pushing for solutions, including reducing antibiotic use to produce meat.
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