UNITED STATES PUBLIC INTEREST RESEARCH GROUP Press Release

09/18/2018 - 14:09 People impacted by Hurricane Florence face scams, price gouging and other consumer abuses; U.S. PIRG offers tip sheet to help
09/12/2018 - 17:14 Hurricane Florence data, resources and interview opportunities
09/11/2018 - 14:24 Despite battery fire risks, manufacturers withhold critical product information
09/06/2018 - 09:45 New Report: How to Protect Consumers 1 Year After Equifax Breach
09/06/2018 - 09:14 Honey Smacks still on shelves 2 months after salmonella recall
09/05/2018 - 09:53 New study links untested strain of E. coli in chicken to human illness, USDA Needs to Act
08/31/2018 - 17:28 Recall: Toys Still Found with Lead Paint Decade After Virtual Ban
08/23/2018 - 15:52 U.S. PIRG and Environment America Praise Krogers Plan To Phase Out Single-Use Plastic Bags by 2025
08/23/2018 - 15:47 Full Senate Should Only Confirm Qualified Nominee for CFPB
08/14/2018 - 08:41 10th Anniversary of Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act: Safer Products, Better Tools for Informed Purchasing, Increased Safety, More to do
08/07/2018 - 04:59 Shopping Guide for Back-to-School Supplies
08/03/2018 - 05:58 U.S. PIRG Applauds Attorneys General for Issuing Call to End Anonymous Shell Companies
08/03/2018 - 03:37 Arkema Executives Indicted: Houston Stands Up For Safety
08/02/2018 - 05:17 U.S. PIRG denounces federal proposal to stall Clean Car Standards
07/27/2018 - 18:39 One year after discovering your data was hacked, Equifax still hasnt paid a price
07/19/2018 - 03:31 As Senate Considers Kathy Kraninger, More than 100 Groups Release Video to Defend CFPB
07/10/2018 - 17:40 U.S. judge allows Monsantos Roundup cancer lawsuit to go to trial, victims will be heard in court
07/02/2018 - 03:27 New Video Series: Physicians Call for the Meat Industry to Stop Misusing Antibiotics
06/21/2018 - 21:10 Groups File in Support of Maryland Pesticide Restrictions
06/21/2018 - 18:23 U.S. PIRG Endorses the Strengthening Antibiotic Oversight Act
06/18/2018 - 02:15 Kathy Kraninger Lacks Pro-Consumer Track Record
06/13/2018 - 10:34 Lead contamination in schools drinking water: worse than previously thought
06/04/2018 - 23:25 Unlike CFPBs Snapshot, PIRG report reveals which debt collectors Americans file complaints about most
06/01/2018 - 10:38 World Health Organization finds increased cancer risk for chemical found in plastics
05/25/2018 - 10:42 Arkema disaster could have been prevented
05/24/2018 - 08:21 Groups Call On McDonalds To Hold The Antibiotics From Its Meat Supply Chain During Shareholder Meeting
05/17/2018 - 08:05 Congress Affirms Need to Stop Debt Trap; Mick Mulvaney Should Follow Suit
05/16/2018 - 14:34 House Farm Bill Is Bad For Public Health
05/03/2018 - 07:34 Electric School Buses Can Reduce Kids Exposure to Toxic Fumes
05/02/2018 - 20:37 Charges against Former Volkswagen CEO Must be Followed by Trial
04/30/2018 - 09:45 Coal Ash Ponds Put our Waterways at Risk
04/24/2018 - 23:10 Following the Money 2018
04/11/2018 - 08:09 Congress Should Oppose Mick Mulvaneys Troubling Track Record & Requests
04/09/2018 - 16:01 New Trump Administration rules undermine health insurance consumer protections
04/09/2018 - 05:43 U.S. PIRG Recommends a Privacy Bill of Rights
04/02/2018 - 15:57 OUR SUMMARY OF MULVANEY TO CONGRESS: Lets take away the Consumer Bureaus independence and then make it harder for it to do its job.
03/22/2018 - 13:55 U.S. PIRG Statement on the FY18 Omnibus
03/20/2018 - 19:55 FY18 Open Textbooks Program Appropriation an Important Step for College Students
03/14/2018 - 14:28 OREGONS NEW DRUG PRICE TRANSPARENCY ACT WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR ALL AMERICAN CONSUMERS
03/13/2018 - 14:31 Victory for Democracy in DC: Mayor Bowser Signs Fair Elections Act
02/26/2018 - 18:31 Consumer Wins Landmark Safety Recall Case Against CarMax
02/12/2018 - 15:27 Trash in America: Moving from Destructive Consumption to a Zero-Waste System
02/06/2018 - 15:57 Victory for democracy as D.C. Council approves Fair Elections Act
02/06/2018 - 15:52 Bee-Killing Pesticides Found in Great Lakes Water
02/01/2018 - 09:32 After Apple Slows Phones, Interest In Repair Spikes
01/31/2018 - 13:52 Statement on Equifaxs Lock & Alert Product Announcement
01/26/2018 - 16:59 U.S. PIRG Urges Consumers to Get Free Credit Freeze by January 31st Deadline
01/25/2018 - 16:34 Release of New Report: Open 101
01/25/2018 - 14:56 New Campaign Calls On McDonalds To Hold The Antibiotics From Their Meat Supply Chain
01/20/2018 - 14:35 U.S.PIRG Statement on Government Shutdown
01/14/2018 - 00:05 Negative Health Effects of Asbestos
12/31/2017 - 20:48 KIDS' MAKEUP SOLD BY RETAILER CLAIRE'S POTENTIALLY CONTAINS ASBESTOS
12/15/2017 - 19:27 Statement on Wendys progress on antibiotic use in its meat supply chain
12/08/2017 - 12:32 Consumer Advocates File in Support of Acting CFPB Director Leandra English
12/02/2017 - 14:46 Senate Passes Tax Bill
11/16/2017 - 16:38 U.S. PIRG Joins Rep. Blumenauer In Calling For Farm Bill Reform
11/16/2017 - 16:00 House Passes Tax Bill: Statement from U.S. PIRG
11/10/2017 - 13:22 Target Removes Lead-Laden Fidget Spinner From Website, But Still Available For Sale In-Store
11/07/2017 - 12:10 World Health Organization Urges Meat Industry To Cut Routine Antibiotic Use
11/05/2017 - 14:13 Latest Offshore Tax Haven Leaks Suggest Need to Reassess Republican Tax Plan
10/25/2017 - 01:30 Senate Immunizes Wells Fargo, Equifax and Other Financial Wrongdoers From Consumer Lawsuits
10/23/2017 - 19:35 Report: Monsanto Suing Arkansas State Officials For Banning Use Of Dicamba Herbicide
10/17/2017 - 08:27 Study: 73% of Fortune 500 Companies Used Offshore Tax Havens in 2016
10/13/2017 - 17:09 Report: EPA Limiting Use Of Dicamba Herbicide As More Farmers Report Crop Damage
10/12/2017 - 16:12 New health care executive order is a step in the wrong direction
10/11/2017 - 11:04 TexPIRG Relieved That EPA Will Finally Secure Dangerous Superfund Site
10/02/2017 - 17:06 Interactive Map Shows Consumers In 42 States Have No Access To Free Credit Freezes
09/27/2017 - 14:07 U.S. PIRG Statement on Big Six Tax Reform Framework
09/26/2017 - 22:37 More Than Half of Top 25 Restaurant Chains Commit to Responsible Antibiotics Use in Chicken, But Progress on Beef and Pork Still Lags
09/26/2017 - 16:50 Highway Administration Reinstates Clean Air Rule In Response to Lawsuit
09/25/2017 - 17:27 Our Statement in Opposition to Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill
09/25/2017 - 17:13 In Response to Lawsuit, Highway Administration Reinstates Transportation Clean Air Rule
09/22/2017 - 15:23 ARKANSAS STATE PLANT BOARD VOTES TO PROTECT FARMERS FROM DICAMBA DRIFT
09/19/2017 - 11:17 Report: EPA Considering Limiting Dicamba Herbicide, as More Farmers Report Crop Damage
09/14/2017 - 16:12 Read more about Todays Equifax News Beyond Troubling, Investigations an Important Step - Congress Should Make Credit Freezes Free
09/13/2017 - 11:37 Statement on Unilever Starting to Disclose Fragrances via SmartLabel
09/12/2017 - 12:29 CA Assembly Passes Bill to Disclose Toxic Chemicals in Cleaning Products
09/11/2017 - 09:06 High Levels of Lead Found in Fidget Spinners
09/10/2017 - 22:10 Statement on the news of a major gasoline spill in Galena Park, Texas
09/08/2017 - 12:27 Equifax Offers Incomplete Protection After Breach: Advocates Suggest What Else Consumers Can Do
08/18/2017 - 19:39 California Moves to Study, Not Ban, Toxic Chlorpyrifos
08/18/2017 - 14:11 CFPB Finds Higher Debts for Student Loan Borrowers
08/17/2017 - 16:36 US Department of Education Strips Protection for Students at For-Profit Colleges
08/03/2017 - 19:29 Momentum to End Anonymous Shell Companies Grows as Senate Introduces Corporate Transparency Bill
08/01/2017 - 12:15 Statement on Shutdown of South Carolina Nuclear Power Plant Projects
07/27/2017 - 19:36 Our Statement on the Failure of the US Senate Health Care Bill
07/07/2017 - 17:05 CALIFORNIA NAMES THE MOST COMMON U.S. WEED-KILLER A CARCINOGEN. HOW CAN YOUR COMMUNITY MAINTAIN BEAUTIFUL, SAFE SPACES WITHOUT ROUNDUP?
07/05/2017 - 08:10 With States Pledging to Comply with Goals of Paris Agreement, New Report Finds $2.9 Billion in Volkswagen Settlement Funds Could Help Accelerate All Electric Transportation Revolution
06/28/2017 - 13:44 U.S. PIRG Applauds Introduction of Bill to End Anonymous Shell Companies
06/09/2017 - 21:31 Best Interest Retirement Rule Takes Effect Today
06/08/2017 - 14:24 What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
06/06/2017 - 21:01 U.S. PIRG Tells EPA: Chlorpyrifos is Deadly and Must Be Banned
06/06/2017 - 10:42 Protecting Those Who Serve
06/05/2017 - 08:08 Unlikely Allies Offer Billions in Deficit Reduction Recommendations
05/23/2017 - 13:08 U.S. PIRG Supports the Constitutionality of the CFPB
05/16/2017 - 13:52 U.S. PIRG COMMENDS THE INTRODUCTION OF BIPARTISAN TRUTH IN SETTLEMENTS ACT
04/27/2017 - 14:18 Groups File Amicus in Support of Montgomery County, Md., Pesticide Restrictions
04/26/2017 - 12:56 U.S. PIRG Statement on Trump Administration Tax Plan
04/25/2017 - 18:00 Letter to Congress Opposing Financial Choice Act 2.0
04/25/2017 - 11:05 Following the Money 2017: Special Districts
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