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Earlier this week, Tyson Foods announced another big step toward stopping the overuse of antibiotics on industrial farms. The announcement underscores a larger trend that’s been happening for a few years now; consumer pressure is helping to drive important public health changes in the marketplace.

2017 Legislative Priorities

By | Emily Scarr
Director

The Maryland Legislative session is well under way, check out our priorities for 2017. We'll keep you posted on our progress.

Please make a call to your legislators and ask them to protect public health by passing the Keep Antibiotics Effective Act (SB422/HB602)

Consumer, Student Education Groups Defend CFPB To Congress

By | Chris Lindstrom
Higher Education Program Director

Nearly 60 student, consumer, and education groups signed on to this letter that was sent up to the Hill on Monday, February 13.  It calls for the CFPB to remain a strong, independent agency, so it can protect student loan borrowers (and taxpayers) from predatory lending tactics.

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