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Guest Post from Frontier Group's Gideon Weissman: His week on BlueBike, Boston's bikeshare system, felt like a glimpse into the future of urban transportation. Now, how can Boston realize a modern transit system that more closely integrates bikes, buses and trains?

News Release | U.S. PIRG Education Fund

Fisher-Price recalled 4.7 million Rock n’Play baby sleepers on Friday. U.S. PIRG Consumer Watchdog Adam Garber issued a response: "“While we’re pleased that Fisher-Price is finally recalling these dangerous sleepers, 30 deaths in 10 years is 30 deaths too many and 10 years too late."

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I testified today in favor of An Act to ensure prescription drug cost transparency and affordability (H. 1133/S. 706) that will reduce the skyrocketing costs of prescription drugs, make pharmaceutical costs and pricing more transparent, and as a result reduce the cost of health care.

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Lead contaminates the water coming out of drinking fountains and taps at schools across the country, and at least 22 states aren't doing enough about it.

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