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

Statement: President Biden’s executive orders will help tackle COVID-19

President Joe Biden is expected to issue a set of sweeping executive orders Thursday to combat COVID-19. 

News Release | U.S. PIRG | Consumer Protection

Statement: CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger resigns

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathy Kraninger submitted her resignation Wednesday soon after the inauguration of new President Joe Biden. Resignation opens seat for President Biden’s new nominee Rohit Chopra.

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

Statement: President Biden to issue key executive orders to combat COVID-19

President Joe Biden is set to issue two executive orders Wednesday to combat COVID-19. One will mandate mask-wearing on federal property and by all federal employees. The other will establish a COVID-19 Response Coordinator position. 

News Release | U.S. PIRG

Statement: President Biden announces plans to set the U.S. on course toward a greener, healthier future

President Joe Biden has  wasted no time in following through on several campaign promises related to protecting the environment and addressing climate change.

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

Statement: COVID-19 deaths reach another grim milestone: 400,000

The number of U.S. deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic surpassed 400,000 on Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins University.

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