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Make Sure Everyone Who Needs a Test Gets a Test

By | Matt Wellington
Director, Campaigns To Stop The Overuse of Antibiotics & End The Nicotine Trap

Without adequate testing for the novel coronavirus, health professionals are in the dark. We are calling on Adm. Brett Giroir, who is the Assistant Secretary for Health and the federal point person for COVID-19 testing response, to immediately adopt and follow through on a plan to make sure that everyone who needs a test, gets a test. 

25 public interest challenges kids can do at home

By | Danielle Melgar
Make It Toxic Free Campaign, Advocate

As people in my city and across the United States adapt to school and business closures and practice social distancing, we’re all looking for opportunities to do some good for our communities. So I asked my colleagues at U.S. PIRG to help me come up with a list of ideas, especially for kids who are out of school.

Just let us fix our stuff!

By | Emily Scarr
State Director

We are in Annapolis today to support HB1124/SB723, Right to Repair, or as we call it, the “Just Let us Fix our Stuff Act.”  We generate way too much waste, and companies use their power in the marketplace to make things harder to repair, or even designed to fail.

Just let us fix our tractor!

By | Emily Scarr
State Director

We support HB799, Right to Repair, or as we call it, the “Just Let us Fix our own Tractor Act.”  Maryland Farmers invest a lot in their equipment, but companies use their power in the marketplace to make it harder or more expensive to repair, or even designed to fail.

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