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News Release | Budget, Tax

Unlikely Allies Uncover Billions in Federal Government Savings

As a federal commission continues to debate recommendations for addressing future federal deficits, a new study released today by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) and the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) provides the panel with a great place to start: more than $600 billion of spending cuts with appeal across the political spectrum.

News Release | Safe Energy

Constellation Pulls Plug on New Nuclear Plant

Constellation Energy’s decision to cancel plans for a new nuclear reactor in Maryland is a victory for Marylanders and U.S. taxpayers.

News Release | Food

Recipe for Disaster

Last month’s nationwide recall of half a billion eggs was just one of more than 85 recalls involving 153 food companies since July 2009.  During this time, the U.S. Senate has failed to pass needed protections, according to “Recipe for Disaster,” a study released today by Maryland PIRG, Consumer Federation of America and the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

News Release | Consumer Protection

New Study: Chemical Insecurity

A new Maryland Public Interest Research Group report identifies the 14 chemical companies that endanger the most Americans in the event of a chemical release.

News Release | Health Care

Maryland the Focus for Next Stage of Health Reform

The new federal health care reform law puts state leaders in the driver’s seat, according to a new report by consumer advocacy group Maryland PIRG Foundation.


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