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06/12/2014
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After the EPA made their historic announcement for the first-ever federal limits on carbon pollution, the National Mining Association started airing deceptive radio ads about our electricity bills nearly doubling. Here's how you can take action today to stand up for stopping global warming.

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05/23/2014
News Release

Today, lawmakers from both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate introduced bills that would protect college students from being needlessly steered into campus bank accounts — accounts with debit cards that often drive up students’ costs and deplete their financial aid.

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04/13/2014
Blog Post

Freaking out about the Heartbleed virus? Check out our quick tips on how to deal before changing all of your passwords .

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04/02/2014
News Release

Today the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in McCutcheon v. FEC to strike down overall, or aggregate, contribution limits to candidates and political committees. U.S. PIRG research found that this ruling could bring $1 billion in additional campaign contributions from fewer than 2,800 elite donors through the 2020 election cycle.

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PIRG In The News

NorthJersey.com

TWO QUESTIONS: Why doesn’t our nation have more passenger trains? And does the younger generation’s declining interest in driving imply an opening for the expansion of public high-speed rail?

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Sentinel and Enterprise

Fitchburg State University students and faculty are hoping to clean up the city and the state and encourage recycling by advocating for the proposed expansion of the state bottle bill to include non-carbonated beverages.

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The Beacon

MCLA students may have been slightly bewildered on their way to lunch Monday, Feb. 24  when they were greeted in the Marketplace by a large, anthropomorphic plastic water bottle.

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The Mass Media

Many students have heard about the organization known as MASSPIRG. With so many other clubs on campus, though, trying to keep track of which one is doing what can become confusing. 

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