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Report: Spirit is Most Complained-About Airline

A look at five years of consumer complaints into the department of transportation about airline travel. We analyzed tens of thousands of complaints to find out which airlines are coming up short and what travellers want to see improve.

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Blog Post | Consumer Protection

Your Rights as an Air Traveler | Andrew Fish

A quick roundup of your rights concerning flight delays, cancellations, and what to do if the airline loses your bag.

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Report | MASSPIRG Education Fund | Consumer Protection

The Unfriendly Skies

An analysis of Five Years of Airline Passenger Complaints to the Department of Transportation.

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News Release | MASSPIRG Education Fund | Budget

New Report: Massachusetts Receives an "A-" in Annual Report on Transparency of Government Spending

Massachusetts received an A- when it comes to government spending transparency, according to “Following the Money 2014: How the 50 States Rate in Providing Online Access to Government Spending Data,” the fifth annual report of its kind by the MASSPIRG Education Fund. 

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Report | MASSPIRG Education Fund | Budget

Following the Money 2014

How the 50 States Rate in Providing Online Access to Government Spending Data.

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News Release | MASSPIRG | Budget, Tax

National Report Ranks States on Transparency of Economic Subsidies

Online disclosure of the names of companies receiving state and local tax breaks is improving according to a report published today by Good Jobs First, a non-profit, non-partisan research center based in Washington, DC.

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News Release | Budget, Tax

MASSPIRG’s Response to the Vote of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform

Statement of Deirdre Cummings, Legislative Director for MASSPIRG, on the 11 to 7 vote by the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform in support of “The Moment of Truth: Report of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform,” released earlier this week.

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News Release | MASSPIRG | Consumer Protection

Parents Beware - Many Toys Still Toxic and Hazardous

Dangerous or toxic toys can still be found on America’s store shelves, MASSPIRG announced today in its 25th annual Trouble in Toyland report.

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News Release | MASSPIRG | 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 Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (MASSPIRG) and the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) provides the panel with more than $600 billion of spending cuts with appeal across the political spectrum.

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