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News Release | U.S. PIRG | Financial Reform

Federal regulators, states file antitrust lawsuits against Facebook

Statement: "U.S. PIRG welcomes the Facebook lawsuits by 48 state and territorial attorneys general and federal regulators."

News Release | PennPIRG | Public Health

Statement: Philadelphia bans toxic herbicides

Philadelphia City Council unanimously voted to ban the use of toxic herbicides, such as Glyphosate, on municipal grounds. Various provisions of the Healthy Outdoor Public Spaces Act passed on Thursday go into effect in phases over the next three years. The bill, introduced by Councilmember Cindy Bass with seven cosponsors, enjoyed support from a broad coalition of health, environmental and consumer organizations including PennPIRG and PennEnvironment.

News Release | PennPIRG

“Fixed for the Holidays” shows holiday shoppers tips to save money on refurbished tech

With families looking for extra savings this holiday season, PennPIRG is releasing “Fixed for the Holidays,” a guide to buying refurbished electronic gifts. Part of our Right to Repair campaign, this guide helps consumers identify quality items, learn where to get them, and ensure they are getting the best deals.

News Release | U.S. PIRG | Public Health

U.S. PIRG URGES CONGRESS TO PASS COVID-19 PACKAGE NOW

U.S. PIRG is urging Congress to immediately pass legislation to pay for key defenses against the rapidly worsening COVID-19 crisis in the United States, including testing and personal protective equipment (PPE).

News Release | U.S. PIRG EDUCATION FUND

NEW REPORT: A BLUEPRINT FOR STRONGER, MORE SUSTAINABLE AMERICAN INFRASTRUCTURE

new report from U.S. PIRG Education Fund lays out a vision to bridge political divides through infrastructure investment.

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