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News Release | U.S. PIRG | Financial Reform

Statement: Credit bureaus need to do more than extend free weekly credit reports for another year

Our statement in response to the announcement by the Big Three credit bureaus that they would extend weekly free credit reports for another year in response to the pandemic. They can and  should do much more.

A week's worth of help and tips during Consumer Protection Week

Being a consumer is a tough job. Really tough. During National Consumer Protection Week, which runs through March 6, the U.S. PIRG Education Fund staff is offering a daily dose of tips and advice to help you navigate life’s biggest consumer challenges.

News Release | Maryland PIRG | Safe Energy

Statement: Planned Exelon breakup good news for ratepayers, but Marylanders still at risk

Exelon Corporation announced plans this morning to separate its regulated utility business from its generation and customer-facing power supply business, creating two publicly traded companies

News Release | Maryland PIRG | Democracy

Student and Military Voter Empowerment Act Passes Maryland House of Delegates

The Student and Military Voter Empowerment Act, sponsored by House Majority Leader Eric Luedtke, was passed by the House today with a bipartisan 104 - 23 vote.

News Release | Maryland PIRG | Consumer Protection

Statement: Maryland Economic Matters Committee Votes “No” on Right to Repair

It's getting harder and more expensive for people across Maryland to fix our products. We are very disappointed the House Economic Matters Committee decided not to expand access to repair for Maryland consumers. 

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