Several fidget spinners were tested for lead content by a CPSC-accredited laboratory. The fidget spinners were analyzed in accordance with CPSC-CH-E1001-8.3 using Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS). The toys that tested for high levels of lead were then re-tested a second time to confirm the results. The results of the second test are included in this report.

Resource | Transportation

Maryland PIRG Testimony on Farebox Recovery

As Maryland struggles with traffic congestion, rising gas prices and air pollution, expanding and improving public transportation plays a key role in developing a 21st century transportation for the state. Unfortunately, current law impedes the Maryland Transit Administration from being able to adjust to the challenges of the 21st Century. This bill aims to fix that.

Resource | Safe Energy

Energy Efficiency Legislative Factsheet

This legislative factsheet outlines some of the benefits Marylanders stand to gain by making an investment in energy efficiency.

Resource | Public Health

Change the Market - Support Antibiotic-free Restaurants

These restaurants have taken action to transition away from serving meat raised with antibiotics. 


2017 Legislative Priorities

Maryland PIRG's Legislative Priorities for the 2017 session.


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