2010's been an amazing year. Thank you for being part of the Student PIRGs - here's a quick look at some of the work we accomplished together.
The Obama Administration announced yesterday that it will protect the coasts of the continental United States from new drilling through 2017. This is a huge victory.
This week is Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week - a week to raise awareness, foster discussion, and promote action and
service to address hunger and homelessness in our communities.
Drawing lessons from other countries, our new study shows that high-speed rail can boost our economy, save energy, curb pollution and provide a popular
alternative to congested roads and airports.
Read the report. (a TRACK RECORD FOR SUCCESS)
PIRG In The News
CLINTON, N.Y. — They text their friends all day long. At night, they do research for their term papers on laptops and commune with their parents on Skype. But as they walk the paths of Hamilton College, a poster-perfect liberal arts school in this upstate village, students are still hauling around bulky, old-fashioned textbooks — and loving it.
WASHINGTON — Ending one of the fiercest lobbying fights in Washington, Congress voted Thursday to force commercial banks out of the federal student loan market, cutting off billions of dollars in profits in a sweeping restructuring of financial-aid programs and redirecting most of the money to new education initiatives.
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