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MASSPIRG's Kirstie Pecci speaks at MA Regional Transportation Conference | Ben Martin-McDonough

On Monday, September 15th, MASSPIRG’s Kirstie Pecci presented “Transportation and the New Generation”.

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News Release | MASSPIRG | Democracy

Statement of Janet Domenitz on today’s United States Senate vote on the constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United

“Today’s vote in the U. S. Senate was a milestone in the fight to reclaim our democracy. The 2010 Citizens United decision unleashed a tide of big money from mega-donors and super PACs into our elections, and it has threatened to drown out the voices of ordinary Americans..."

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News Release | MASSPIRG Education Fund | Health Care

Group Calls on FDA to Protect Public Health by Regulating Antibiotic Use at Factory Farms

As outlined in our new report entitled Weak Medicine:  Why the FDA's New Guidelines Are Inadequate To Curb Antibiotic Resistance and Protect Public Health.  Guidelines issued by FDA last year lack the restrictions necessary to fully combat the increase in antibiotic-resistant bacteria documented by world health experts.

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Report | MASSPIRG Education Fund | Health Care

Weak Medicine

 As outlined in our new report, Weak Medicine:  Why the FDA's New Guidelines Are Inadequate To Curb Antibiotic Resistance and Protect Public Health. Guidelines issued by the FDA last year lack the restrictions necessary to fully combat the increase in antibiotic-resistant bacteria documents by world health experts.

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Report | MASSPIRG EDUCATION FUND | Public Health, Consumer Protection

Ending the Abuse of Antibiotics in Livestock Production

The overuse and misuse of antibiotics threathen public health.

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News Release | MASSPIRG | Consumer Protection

President Signs Historic Food Safety Bill

Statement of MASSPIRG Consumer Associate Micaela Preskill on the signing of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

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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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