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News Release | U.S. PIRG | COVID-19

Senators introduce bill for central coordination of the medical supply chain

The Medical Supply Transparency and Delivery Act would create a central, transparent system for procuring and distributing medical supplies during the COVID-19 crisis, and would help resolve a chaotic market. 

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Fast Company chooses U.S. PIRG’s Right to Repair Campaign as a finalist for 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards

The national business magazine Fast Company named U.S. PIRG’s right to repair campaign as a finalist today for the media outlet’s World Changing Ideas Awards. The nonprofit and advocacy group’s campaign was one of 9 finalists in the Politics & Policy category. 

News Release | U.S. PIRG | COVID-19

As White House puts responsibility for testing on states, U.S. PIRG calls for online #MoreTestsNow campaign

U.S.PIRG is planning a social media day of action for Tuesday April 28, calling on President Donald Trump and Adm. Brett Giroir, the U.S. testing chief, to take charge of building a comprehensive testing infrastructure across the country. Citizens across the country are being asked to go on Facebook and Twitter to share the reasons why they want additional testing alongside the #MoreTestsNow hashtag.

News Release | U.S. PIRG Education Fund | Financial Reform

Americans need stronger consumer protections during COVID-19 crisis

U.S. PIRG Education Fund has released a report with the Student Borrower Protection Center and Consumer Action. The report makes recommendations to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to upgrade its consumer complaint tool, including the public consumer complaint database, so COVID19-related complaints can be handled more quickly and tracked better.


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