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04/13/2014
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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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04/02/2014
Report

McCutcheon v. FEC Could Significantly Increase the Giving of a Small Handful of Donors

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03/14/2014
Report

A guide to policy on textbook affordability through the development of open-source textbooks.

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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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