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02/11/2011
Blog Post

Here' my response to the release of details contained in the House continuing resolution.

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01/26/2011
Blog Post

Earlier this month Facebook gave external websites and applications access to cell phone numbers and addresses. Fortunately, after pushback from users and privacy experts, they suspended the feature.1

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01/25/2011
Blog Post

Here's my statement in response to the passage of House Resolution 38, a bill instructing the House Budget Chair to reduce non-security discretionary spending to fiscal year 2008 level, or less, by a vote of 256-165.

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01/18/2011
Report

In this report, U.S. PIRG has examined official research, data, and projections from independent sources, to provide a detailed picture of repeal’s impact on young adults. The evidence reveals that young people would face significant costs if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.

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PIRG In The News

CBS

(MoneyWatch) COMMENTARY The interest rate for a popular federal student loan is about to double for millions of college students.

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USA Today

The fixed interest rate on Stafford federal subsidized loans, held by nearly 8 million undergraduates, is set to double on July 1, a few months before the start of the new school year.

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USA Today

A push to create free or inexpensive textbooks is gaining momentum as educators, philanthropists and policymakers nationwide search for new ways to rein in college costs.

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Daily Sundial

Tired of the rising cost of education? CTVA major Marcos Castro said that’s why he’s looking for signatures for a petition demanding textbook companies lower their prices.

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