Blog Posts By:

Emily Scarr,
Maryland PIRG State Director

Here are the top 10 reasons that we support this ban on plastic bags. In no particular order:

Here are the top 10 reasons that we support this ban on plastic bags. In no particular order:

Maryland's 2020 Legislative session begins on January 8th. We'll release a full agenda soon, but in the mean time here are our top priorities.

2019 was another big year in the fight for the public interest. Here's just a small taste of some of our work and accomplishments. Thanks for standing by us in 2019, and we look forward to another incredible year!

Our testimony to support a Baltimore City ban on single use plastic bags.

Here's our full roundup on the 2019 legislative session.

As the Maryland General Assembly wraps up their 2019 session we’re reflecting on the past 90 days, celebrating successes and highlighting disappointments.

Maryland PIRG support HB1091, introduced by Del. Jared Solomon to to ensure that we understand the environmental impacts and financial risks of large P3 highway expansion projects before entering into expensive, long-term contracts.

Our testimony on HB1264/SB902 to ban toxic flame retardants in furniture, mattresses, and some consumer products.

Maryland PIRG’s mission is to deliver persistent, result-oriented public interest activism that protects consumers, encourages a fair, sustainable economy, and fosters democratic government.