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News Release | U.S. PIRG | Financial Reform

Consumer Advocates Urge Court to Block Use of Findings of Unlawful Trump-Era CFPB Taskforce

Democracy Forward, the attorneys for U.S. PIRG, the National Association of Consumer Advocates and Professor Kathleen Engel, filed a motion for summary judgement Friday in U.S. Court in our lawsuit against the Trump-era CFPB's so-called Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law.

News Release | U.S. PIRG Education Fund | Consumer Tips, COVID-19

STATEMENT: Nursing home vaccine mandate will save lives

"We applaud the move to get more nursing home staff vaccinated. This will save lives."

News Release | U.S. PIRG

EPA’s ban of toxic pesticide will protect children, public health

In a win for public health, the EPA banned a brain-damaging pesticide, chlorpyrifos, from use on food crops.

News Release | Maryland PIRG | Transportation

Advocates disappointed by Board of Public Works vote to advance highway expansion

 The Maryland Board of Public Works (BPW) voted (2-1) on Wednesday to move forward Gov. Larry Hogan’s proposed I-270 and I-495 toll lane widening project.

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Senate votes to revitalize American infrastructure

To solve social problems, we need leaders who don't always agree to set aside their differences and reach compromises on solutions. This bill reflects that bipartisan spirit and takes major steps toward a cleaner and healthier America.

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